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Public group
Owned by: 
Jacques PERROT
Created: 
30 September 2010

General group for all those interested in Civil Society

347 members 409 posts 1 recommendation
Public group
Owned by: 
Christina Moldt
Created: 
28 March 2012

To discuss and exchange views on issues relevant to the European Neighbourhood region and Russia

54 members 8 posts 0 recommendations
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From9 October 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byYannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN

 **Exploring a decade of achievements and challenges in the EU Forest Law
Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme**

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** llegal logging costs developing countries US$15 billion in lost revenues
each year (World Bank), and has helped to fund national and regional
conflicts.  In March next year, the EU Timber Regulation will place
restrictions on timber legally allowed to enter the EU.**

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**This timely conference will examine the ten year history of the EU Forest
Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, and explore any
lessons for the future. EU FLEGT has emerged as a uniquely inclusive,
innovative approach to  protecting forests and the livelihoods of the people
who use them.**

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***Speakers will include:* MEPs Yannick Jadot and Fiona Hall, Goldman
environment prize winner Silas Siakor, former Guardian Environment Journalist
of the year Fred Pearce, civil society representatives from forest producing
countries, the EU Timber Trade Federation, and International NGOs. More
speakers will be announced later.**

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David Young uploaded a new Document 14 October 2013

Exploring credibility gaps in Voluntary Partnership Agreements: A review of independent forest monitoring initiatives and lessons to learn identifies several ways in which civil society and community participation could improve the effectiveness and reliability of VPAs.

David Young uploaded a new Document 7 April 2014

The Civil Society Independent Forest Monitoring (CS-IFM) team in Liberia have produced a colourful short booklet to assist in explaining how VPAs work, the key terms and processes, and the contribution communities can make to ensuring forest law enforcement, governance, and legal trade.

Public group
Owned by: 
Sarah Bouchetob
Created: 
4 July 2014

Open dialogue around media reform in the Southern Mediterranean

16 members 5 posts 0 recommendations
Public group
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Capacity4dev Team
Created: 
12 September 2014

This group aims to gather people who are interested in underdeveloped countries in West Africa

94 members 19 posts 0 recommendations
Maria Donata Rinaldi posted Information 8 October 2014
Group: MedMedia

A civil society can not survive without knowledge and information, for which the media are the vehicles.

Community Development in Kenema District Sierra Leone

EWB-DK and its partner EWB–SL address water as a basic human right in a community based approach in Kenema District, Sierra Leone.

The key objectives in this on-going second phase project are to increase and
consolidate a...

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