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Céline FERRE created a new WIKI page 19 November 2013

APV-FLEGT Congo

1. Descriptif de l'APV-Flegt Congo

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

Rosa Abruzzese uploaded a new Document 20 December 2013

欧盟森林执法、施政与贸易自愿伙伴关系协议(FLEGT VPAs) 国家经验交流会于2013年10月30-31日在北京亚洲大酒店成功召开。此次会议共有140名来自于非洲、亚洲的林业政府部门、林产品生产企业、林业行业协会、认证机构、NGO以及科研院所的代表参加。会议旨在贯彻落实中国与欧盟森林执法与行政管理双边协调机制第四次会议成果,促进对欧盟FLEGT-VPA 进程和木材合法性认定体系的理解和经验分享。中国国家林业局国际合作司司长苏春雨先生、欧盟驻华代表团环境参赞何海迪女士参加了此次会议,并发表了欢迎致辞。

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

Dear members,

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 16 May 2013

Eurostat has published trade data on wood products imported to the European Union from some countries that are negotiating or implementing a VPA.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 22 January 2013

The United States, the European Union and Australia are large producers and consumers of timber and timber products. In recent years these consumer countries have taken steps to combat trade in illegally harvested timber and timber products more effectively.

23
Oct
From
23 October 2012 to 25 October 2012
in Accra (Ghana)
Organised byFAO, Forestry Commission, EFI FLEGT Facility, IDL group

The Forestry Commission of Ghana, in partnership with the Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ACP-FLEGT Support
Programme and the European Forest Institute’s (EFI) EU FLEGT Facility, is
organising a regional workshop on “/Experiences from the FLEGT/VPA process
in West and Central African countries/”.

The major objective of the workshop is to bring together government
authorities, civil society organizations, private sector organizations,
professionals, researchers and technicians involved in the implementation of
the FLEGT/VPA process in *West and **Central **Africa* to share and discuss
*experiences and lessons* learned from the *FLEGT/VPA process*.

More detailed information will be provided soon.

Rosa Abruzzese uploaded a new Document 20 December 2013

The “International workshop to promote understanding of FLEGT VPAs” was co-organized by the European Forest Institute (EFI) EU FLEGT Facility, Center for International Forest Products Trade, State Forest Administration (SFA) of China and the Research Institute of Forestry Policy & Information

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 11 June 2014

Members of the joint implementation committee (JIC) for the Liberia-EU VPA met for the first JIC meeting in Monrovia, on 27-29 May 2014. They reviewed implementation progress and agreed on the priorities for 2014 and upcoming milestones for the timber legality assurance system under development.

FGMC PMST posted Information 30 June 2015

Forest Governance, Markets and Climate (FGMC)

FGMC 2015 Grants Round

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