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FLEGT Week 2015: Governance seminar, the Report

Governance: How has the EU FLEGT Action Plan influenced governance? Tuesday 17 March, from 14:30 to 18:00 Highlights For some stakeholders FLEGT, through the VPAs, has gone beyond the initial expectations. Although participation of civil society organisations and communities is usually quite...
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Routes of Extinction: The corruption and violence destroying Siamese Rosewood in the Mekong.

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 BANGKOK : Precious Siamese rosewood has been illegally logged to the brink of extinction in the Mekong region to feed a voracious demand...
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Factsheet and briefing on VPAs and SDGs released

The EU FLEGT Facility has released a factsheet and a briefing on Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). VPAs between the EU and timber-exporting countries are among the measures of the EU FLEGT Action Plan, which aims to tackle illegal logging by...
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The Dark Side of Green Growth: Human Rights Impacts of Weak Governance in Indonesia’s Forestry Sector

This 68-page report finds that illegal logging and forest-sector mismanagement resulted in losses to the Indonesian government of more than US$7 billion between 2007 and 2011. Indonesia recently introduced reforms to address some of these concerns and has been touting its forestry policies as a...
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Forest Governance Forum - Monrovia - May 1st & 2nd

01 May
From to
Monrovia, Liberia
* www.forestgovernanceforum.com* [1] *How can forest resources be managed in the interests of all stakeholders? How can Forest Governance be strengthened to deliver results that make economic, social and ecological sense?* *Comprising of West African events (Ghana & Liberia) and Central African...
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First Class Connections. Log Smuggling, Illegal Logging and Corruption in Mozambique . New Report from EIA.

Mozambique loses a fortune to illegal timber exports Corruption in world’s fourth poorest country aids illegal logging & timber smuggling to China LONDON: Weak forest governance and corruption in Mozambique are facilitating illegal logging and timber smuggling to supply China’s voracious demand...
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20th Chatham House Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting

05 Jul
From to
London, United Kingdom
The Illegal Logging Stakeholder Update meetings provide updates on the latest initiatives, regulations and research in the area of forest governance and trade in illegal timber. They have been at the heart of Chatham House's work on the issue since the first meeting was held in 2002. The meetings...
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