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Louise Truslove uploaded a new Document 17 September 2015

The conviction and subsequent pardon of 155 Chinese nationals in July for illegal logging in Myanmar threw a spotlight on how massive volumes of timber stolen from the county’s precious frontier forests have been flowing unhindered into China for decades.

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 21 July 2015

Le premier état des lieux de la lutte internationale contre l’exploitation illégale des forêts effectué par Chatham House était encourageant.

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 21 July 2015

查塔姆研究所对全球范围内非法采伐治理工作的第
一次评估结果令人鼓舞。评估结果发表于2010年,
认为21世纪早期各国合力加强执法工作, 许多国家
的非法采伐问题得到了明显改善。

但在2012至2014年间进行的第二次评估却展现出
更加复杂的情况。国家层面取得的进展有目共睹,
几乎所有接受评估的消费国非法木材进口份额都有
所减少。许多生产国尽管在森林治理方面的工作
仍非常薄弱, 但已经在其他众多领域取得了持续发
展。相应的, 接受评估的生产国中许多已经减少了
非法木材的出口份额。

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 21 July 2015

This latest assessment of international efforts to improve forest governance and tackle illegal logging is based on studies undertaken in nineteen countries between 2013 and 2014. The findings show a mixed picture. At the national level progress is clearly evident.

David Young uploaded a new Document 10 December 2014
Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 10 November 2014

In Indonesia, implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU has contributed to a decline in illegal logging but some more intractable problems have yet to be effectively addressed, including high levels of corruption and a lack of understanding of, and control over, the small-

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 12 May 2014

China’s furniture craze drives Siam rosewood to extinction

May 12, 2014

China’s luxury furniture craze steeped in blood & driving Siam rosewood to extinction

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 26 March 2014

The Study found the following shortcomings:

Since its inception the SVLK standard was weakened repeatedly.

SVLK certifies operations which are not in compliance with various government regulations.

SVLK certifies operations which are not sustainable.

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