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ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 1 November 2017

As major timber consuming markets, the EU, US, Australia, and most recently, Japan, have all introduced laws to restrict the access of illegally harvested timber to their markets. While the laws are essentially addressing the same issue, there are some important differences.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 20 June 2017

On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward on tropical deforestation and illegal logging.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 12 May 2017

On 11 May 2017, the EU and Vietnam formally concluded their negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), by initialling the document.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 30 June 2017

On 21-23 June 2017, the European Commission met with stakeholders from across the world to discuss future work on tackling deforestation and illegal logging.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 26 March 2018

The EU timber regulation (EUTR), the EU’s illegal logging law, has been in place for five years. This law aims to prevent illegal timber from entering the EU market and requires companies to check the risk of illegal timber products in their supply chains.

Arnold Jacques de Dixmude posted Information 2 May 2017

A new €6.25m project, funded by the European Union and managed by the Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT, University of Wolverhampton), was launched in Kinshasa, DRC, on Wednesday 26th April 2017.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 28 July 2017

The Republic of the Congo and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 201

EU FLEGT Facility posted Information 6 November 2017

The European Forest Institute has issued a call Facilitation services for Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreements in Ghana, Liberia, Republic of the Congo, Guyana.

Yvonne Glorius posted Information 26 September 2018

GIZ invites applications for the position of Component Leader for the component "Support to the Lao-EU FLEGT process" of the programme "Protection and Sustainable Use of Forest Ecosystems and Biodiversity", located in Vientiane, Laos:

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 29 June 2017

La Commission européenne invite les parties prenantes à faire des commentaires sur son document provisoire de travail : Vers un plan de travail 2017-20

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