Category: Other FLEGT events

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. Indonesia shared its success in becoming, in November, the world’s first country to issue FLEGT licences through a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with […]