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Team FLEGT uploaded a new Document 20 April 2012
Mathieu Bousquet uploaded a new Document 26 April 2012
Mathieu Bousquet uploaded a new Document 26 April 2012
Alain Houyoux uploaded a new Document 13 June 2012

ETFRN NEWS 53: Moving Forward with Forest Governance

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

Thailand diverges from neighboring regional Mekong countries, with a decade or more experience of actively pursuing policies to combat domestic illegal logging and internal transportation.

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

Myanmar remains one of the world’s only countries with no prohibitions on log exports. The country provides much coveted teak and other hardwood logs to the region and beyond.

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

Over the past decade in Lao PDR, new regulations and policies related to logging and timber exports have aimed to conserve existing natural forests and promote a shift towards participatory, sustainable forest management.

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

In 2009, the Chinese wood products industry posted historic highs in terms of imports, production, and market activity.

David SANMIGUEL uploaded a new Document 3 September 2012

The proposed  case study is the programme “Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT)” a EU-led global initiative to fight illegal logging in developing countries.

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From9 October 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byYannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN

 **Exploring a decade of achievements and challenges in the EU Forest Law
Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme**

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** llegal logging costs developing countries US$15 billion in lost revenues
each year (World Bank), and has helped to fund national and regional
conflicts.  In March next year, the EU Timber Regulation will place
restrictions on timber legally allowed to enter the EU.**

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**This timely conference will examine the ten year history of the EU Forest
Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, and explore any
lessons for the future. EU FLEGT has emerged as a uniquely inclusive,
innovative approach to  protecting forests and the livelihoods of the people
who use them.**

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***Speakers will include:* MEPs Yannick Jadot and Fiona Hall, Goldman
environment prize winner Silas Siakor, former Guardian Environment Journalist
of the year Fred Pearce, civil society representatives from forest producing
countries, the EU Timber Trade Federation, and International NGOs. More
speakers will be announced later.**

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