From 8 – 9 June 2017 a workshop on “Identification of CITES timber species” is scheduled, jointly hosted by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN; German CITES Scientific...
27th Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting
This two-day event is part of a series of illegal logging update meetings that will bring together more than 250 participants from civil society, industry and governments from around the world. The meeting will provide an update on global efforts to improve forest governance and reduce illegal logging.
Topics on the agenda include:
- Recent developments in China to tackle the trade in illegal timber and promote responsible overseas investment
- Update on FLEGT Action Plan and VPA countries
- Tackling deforestation
- Improving transparency through forest monitoring and satellite technology
Registration will open in April. Please contact Alison Hoare for more information.
You can view the meeting summary and presentations from last year's meeting here.