Category: Other FLEGT events

EU and Vietnam sign deal to combat illegal logging and promote trade in legal timber

On 19/10/2018, The EU and Vietnam signed a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The agreement will help improve forest governance, address illegal logging and promote trade in verified legal timber products from Vietnam to the EU, and other markets. The Agreement was signed in the margins of the […]

TLAS Workshop 2014 Vientiane Lao PDR

4th sub-regional training workshop on Timber Legality Assurance held on 22-24 October 2014 in Vientiane Lao PDR. The participants in the workshop included business and government officials from Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as observers and resource people. The objectives of the workshop was to enhance the […]

Civil society keen to take part in ASEAN’s new FLEGT plan

As the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its member states implement a new ten-year plan to improve forest governance, civil society organisations (CSOs) in region are keen to get involved. The ASEAN Work Plan for Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (2016-2025) has four strategic thrusts: Enhancing sustainable forest management Enhancing trade facilitation, economic integration […]

Southeast Asia marks progress in combating illegal timber trade

Representatives from eight member states of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) shared their achievements in developing reliable timber legality assurance systems at a workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia from 6-8 December 2016. Participants share their achievements in developing reliable timber legality assurance systems by EU FLEGT Facility Indonesia shared its success in becoming, […]