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 capacity of ASEAN Member States (AMS), Exchange practical experience on VPAs and timber legality assurance between AMS, increase multi-stakeholder collaboration amongst AMS on forestry issues and contribute to the development of an ASEAN position on timber legality and associated trade.