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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.

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.

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.

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

Myanmar remains one of the world’s only countries with no prohibitions on log exports. The country provides much coveted teak and other hardwood logs to the region and beyond.

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.

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