Keyword: FLEGT

First Indonesian FLEGT-licensed timber to be shipped in November

Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry announced that the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade-Voluntary Partnership Agreement with [...]

Chatham House meeting takes stock of FLEGT

Chatham House, the UK-based think tank, hosted the annual “Illegal logging Update” meeting in London in June, a two [...]
September 8, 2016 Daily News / Industry Events / Forestry / Lumber

EU opens doors to Indonesia’s licensing scheme for exports of verified legal timber

The European Commission has amended the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Regulation (FLEGT) to recognise Indonesia’s licensing [...]

FLEGT licensing in Ghana and Indonesia close to operational

In May, the European Commission (EC) published a comprehensive independent evaluation of theEU FLEGT Action Plan. The Plan encompasses the [...]

Indonesian timber to get free EU access by the end of the year

The first licensed Indonesian timber shipments to the EU will happen at the end of 2016, even if the country [...]

European Union and FAO unite to fight illegal logging

The European Union (EU) and FAO have agreed to step up joint efforts to support tropical timber producing countries in [...]

EU’s illegal timber policy works, says FERN

NGO Fern released a report on the benefits of bringing many tropical forested countries into the European Commission’s FLEGT [...]
May 9, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Europe / Global

EU and Indonesia agree on FLEGT licensing

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, together with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Council President Donald Tusk agreed [...]

EIA urges Indonesia to support ‘legal timber’ system

Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, the President of Indonesia met today with UK Prime Minister David Cameroon, during a business-focus tour [...]

Vietnam and EU agree on timber export regulations

Vietnam and the European Union have agreed that the Timber Legality Assurance System of Vietnam (VNTLAS) will be applied for [...]