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09
Oct
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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Jill Edbrooke uploaded a new Document 15 November 2012

Includes Course flyer; Application form; Management Support (confirmation). please contact cidt@wlv.ac.uk or look on our web page for the French versions of the application forms.

Sophie Lemaitre uploaded a new Document 10 January 2013

This compendium highlights 16 experiences and the resulting lessons from the VPA process.

Sophie Lemaitre uploaded a new Document 10 January 2013

Proceedings of the Regional Conference on "Experiences from the VPA process in West and Central Africa" held in Accra from 23 - 25 October 2012

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 June 2013

The EU FAO FLEGT Programme launched in March a call for proposals opened to local stakeholders - government, civil society organisations and private sector organisations - in VPA countries.

The deadline for application is 30 June 2013.

Sophie Lemaitre uploaded a new Document 5 June 2013

The EU-FAO Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Programme (EU FAO FLEGT Programme) is a four year initiative that started in May 2012, and is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by FAO.

12
Dec
From
12 December 2013 to 13 December 2013
in Monrovia (Liberia)
Organised byIDL Group/Tropenbos International

*The eighth Forest Governance Forum will take place on 12th and 13th
December 2013 in Monrovia, Liberia, with support from the EU and DFID. An
agenda will be posted in due course. To register your interest in
attending/participating please email ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com.*

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.

Marc Vandenhaute uploaded a new Document 1 December 2016

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