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Read the latest news on the efforts of the EU and its partners to combat illegal logging and foster good governance through the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, with emphasis on Voluntary Partnership Agreements between the EU and timber-exporting nations.

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Read the latest news on the efforts of the EU and its partners to combat illegal logging and foster good governance through the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, with emphasis on Voluntary Partnership Agreements between the EU and timber-exporting nations.

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River in the tropical rainforest of central Africa.

The Central African Republic and the EU report on their FLEGT VPA progress

The Central African Republic and the European Union have released their joint Report 2018-2021 on the progress on the implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT).
River in the tropical rainforest of central Africa.

La République centrafricaine et l’UE rendent compte des progrès de leur APV FLEGT

La République centrafricaine et l’Union européenne ont publié leur rapport conjoint 2018-2021 sur le progrès de la mise en œuvre de l’Accord de partenariat volontaire (APV) pour l’application des réglementations forestières, la gouvernance et les échanges commerciaux (FLEGT).

Guyana and EU join forces to meet highest international standards on export of legal timber

On 27 October 2022, representatives of Guyana and the European Union met to discuss the implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The Agreement will help improve forest governance and sustainable forestry, and verify the trade in legal timber.
European Forest Institute

L’Union européenne et la Côte d’Ivoire s’accordent pour lutter contre l’exploitation forestière illégale

L’UE et la Côte d’Ivoire concluent les négociations d’un Accord de Partenariat Volontaire sur l'application des règlementations forestières, la gouvernance et les échanges commerciaux (FLEGT). L’Accord contribuera à améliorer la gouvernance forestière et à aborder la lutte contre l'exploitation forestière illégale.
European Forest Institute

EU and Côte d’Ivoire conclude negotiations on an agreement to combat illegal logging

The European Union and Côte d'Ivoire concluded negotiations for a Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The Agreement will help improve forest governance, fight against illegal logging and support Côte d'Ivoire's efforts to improve the management of its natural resources.
The first CCA meeting marked the official start of the implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Honduras and the European UnionSebastiaan de Smedt, European Forest Institute

The EU and Honduras begin implementing their agreement to combat illegal logging at their first meeting

On 12 September 2022, the first meeting of the Joint Implementation Committee (CCA by its Spanish acronym) was held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras to start overseeing the implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT).