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Faith Doherty posted Information 3 June 2014

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) UK.

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 26 March 2014

The Study found the following shortcomings:

Since its inception the SVLK standard was weakened repeatedly.

SVLK certifies operations which are not in compliance with various government regulations.

SVLK certifies operations which are not sustainable.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 10 July 2014

More than 25 representatives of civil society organisations from Tanintharyi and Sagaing regions, Yangon and Kachin State gathered in Yangon from 11 to 13 June to develop a coalition of trainers who will raise awareness on FLEGT among civil society organisat

Team FLEGT uploaded a new Document 20 April 2012
David Young posted Information 24 November 2014

A new science-based coalition – IntAct (International Action for Primary Forests) is calling for an end to the industrial exploitation of earth’s remaining primary forests.

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。

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.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

Dear members,

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 26 March 2014

New analysis of the Myanmar Government’s forestry and trade data points to a multi-billion dollar illegal logging and exports black hole – indicating widespread criminality and official corruption.

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