Flegt: The EU Timber Regulation implementation and enforcement updates



ClientEarth is looking at how the EUTR has been implemented and is being enforced in each country, and has compiled info-briefings on selected Member States. The info-briefings set out key details of each Member State’s implementing legislation and enforcement approach.



The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) seeks to prevent illegally-harvested timber and timber products from being placed on the EU market. It is implemented in each EU Member State via national legislation (to access, see our map of EUTR Implementing Legislation).



As a result, differences exist in penalty regimes and enforcement practices in each Member State. These differences have a bearing on how the EUTR operates, and mean that the opportunities for EU (and non-EU) civil society to support enforcement differ.




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Program 17th Meeting of Partners (MOP)

Please download the: Official Program, 17th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, 24 to 27 October 2017, Douala, Cameroon, Sawa Hotel...

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MoP17 - Registration of participants

Registration of participants – from 15.00 (3pm), Sunday 22nd October 2017 (open until 21.00).

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COMIFAC : Annual Report 2016 - 15 years later, COMIFAC has positioned itself as a leading partner on the regional and global stage

The COMIFAC Annual Report 2016 is available for download:  COMIFAC: New team, one goal-Our achievements in 2016: COMIFAC priority interventions: The Partnership’s supporters- 2016 Financial review- COMIFAC management and staff.

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COMIFAC : Extraordinary Ministers’ Conference

From 03 to 05 October 2017, the conference room of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, provided the setting for the Extraordinary Conference of Ministers of Environment and Finance of ECCAS and the East African Community on accelerating the operationnalisation of the Congo Basin Commission, the Congo Basin Blue Fund  and the Central African Green Economy Fund  and developing a common position in anticipation of COP23.

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africa.fsc : Developing of the National FSC Forest Management Standard in Namibia

The FSC Principles and Criteria (P&C) define the general regulations that forest operations must comply with in order to obtain FSC forest management certification. However, any international forest management standard must be adjusted to the specific local and regional context and make them relevant to the diverse legal, social and geographical situations of forests in different parts of the world.

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africa.fsc : SDG Updates Congo Basin

News from the Standards Development Group of the Congo Basin (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Gabon and Republic of Congo)

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FSC Africa Newsletter – 6 October 2017

In this issue: Developing the National FSC Forest Management Standard in Namibia: Sustainable labels from beginning to … why are sustainable forest practices  beneficial for businesses?... Woodlands Dairy now displays the 100% FSC logo on its products… pilot   FSC awareness raising course, designed for trade unions in southern Africa affiliated to International Construction and Wood Workers … UPM sets up paper factory in Ga-Rankuwa.

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gabonreview : Environment: ODDIG seeks UOB’s expertise

The Observatory for the promotion of sustainable development, products and services of Gabon’s industries (ODDIG) has recently signed an agreement with the Omar Bongo University (UOB), to relaunch the Master and Doctorate programmes with specializations in environmental research.

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