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08
Jun
From
8 June 2016 to 6 July 2016
in Telford (United Kingdom)
Organised byCentre for International Development and Training (CIDT, University of Wolverhampton

The Improving Forest Governance course is a 4-week, UK-based residential
course that covers a variety of forest governance issues. The course is
conducted in English, French and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation
and is taught by experienced tutors from the Centre for International
Development and Training, as well as leading international experts and
practitioners on forest governance, climate change, REDD+ and
multi-stakeholder processes from the UK and abroad. Participants are immersed
in training and benefit from high quality field trips, including visiting a
Chatham House Illegal Logging update meeting in London.

14
May
From
14 May 2014 to 25 June 2014
in Telford (United Kingdom)
Organised byCentre for International Development and Training, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Applications NOW being accepted for a 6 week "Improving Forest Governance"
course in May - June 2014 (delivered in French and English). The course is
focused on 3 core modules covering governance, trade, communication and
planning processes, with up to 2 optional modules on Forests and Climate
Change, Training of Trainers, Proposal writing/ Project design and Developing
Communication strategies. 18 core funded places for key stakeholders in VPA
processes, self funded applications welcomed.

For details, please see  http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=25917 [1].

[1] http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=25917

27
Feb
From27 February 2013
in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Malaysia)
Organised byWWF-MY & Sabah Forestry Department

Meeting was organised to:

1) Update the particiapant on the FLEGT-VPA status and the development of
Sabah TLAS

2) Discuss the Sabah TLAS document that has been reviewed and commented by
Joint Expert Meeting members on the 22nd-25th Janaury 2013

3) Revisit the amendments and corrections made during the previous
consultation meeting that was held on the 14th-15th Janauary 2013 at Le
Meridien Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah as well as the JEM meeting

4) To update and improve the Sabah TLAS from both meetings.

09
Oct
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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23
May
From23 May 2013
in Jambi (Indonesia)
Organised byWWF-Indonesia & Aliansi Pemantau Independen Kehutanan Sumatera (APIKS) Simpul Jambi

Workshop:Penguatan Pemahaman Para-Pihak terhadap Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas
Kayu (SVLK)

To be held in Jambi on May 23, 2013

It is expected that 45 participants from CSO, communities, government, and
corporate in Jambi will attend the event.