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Team FLEGT posted Information 17 July 2012

At the FLEGT Week 2012, Faith DOHERTY, Forest Campaign Team Leader at the Environment Investigation Agency (EIA), shared her views on working relations between civil society and the EU, and on civil society's role, success and challenges in the sector of Indonesian forests.

Faith Doherty posted Information 30 July 2012

July 30, 2012

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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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Team FLEGT uploaded a new Document 8 October 2012
Team FLEGT uploaded a new Document 8 October 2012
David Young uploaded a new Document 14 October 2013

Exploring credibility gaps in Voluntary Partnership Agreements: A review of independent forest monitoring initiatives and lessons to learn identifies several ways in which civil society and community participation could improve the effectiveness and reliability of VPAs.

Capacity4dev Team posted Information 7 November 2013

Mardi Minangsari shares her experence of the VPA negotiation, from the perspective of civil society:

Capacity4dev Team posted Information 7 November 2013

Abu Meridian outlines the monitoring work that JPIK does throughout Indonesia:

 

Capacity4dev Team posted Information 7 November 2013

Glen Asomaning outlines the support given to civil society in Ghana in the negotians and implementation of the FLEGT VPA:

 

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