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ted wiegman posted Information 17 October 2012

1. What is true about The Jakarta Post on Indonesia, that there will be a delay again in finishing the VPA?

2. What is true about the latest Message from Malyasia as mentioned on GreenwoodNews about the Sarawak issue? As there is a stop on negotiation with NGO stakeholders?  

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.

Anna Begemann uploaded a new Document 17 February 2015
Ulrich Malessa uploaded a new Document 25 February 2013

This article (in German) describes the implementation of a DDS in practical ways in a company and how the FSC certification system can help to implement each step. A flow chart shows a step by step how to go about when an operator plans to order timber products.

South America TRAFFIC posted Information 25 July 2013

Forestry experts in Quito

(Traducción al español más abajo / Spanish translation below) 

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.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 14 March 2013

The 21st Illegal Logging Stakeholder Consultation and Update Meeting was held at Chatham House on 7 and 8 February 2013, bringing together around 250 representatives from government, civil society and the private sector.

Team FLEGT posted Information 23 July 2012

Alastair HERD, Project Manager at The Forest Trust (TFT), explained that TFT in partnership with a number of European Timber Trade Federations manages the Timber Trade Action Plan (TTAP), a project funded by the European Commission in 2005, which aims to reduce the trade in illegal wood products

South America TRAFFIC posted Information 3 December 2014

Ghent, Belgium, December 2014—A workshop on the European Union (EU) Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan was held at the end of November, specifically for members of the Belgian Timber Importers Federation (BE

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