27th Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting
This two-day event is part of a series of illegal logging update meetings. The meeting brought together more than 250 participants from civil society, industry and governments from around the world and provided an update on global efforts to improve forest governance and reduce illegal logging.
The meeting was held in English, French and Mandarin. Topics on the agenda included:
- Timber trade regulations - approaches from around the world;
- Update on the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) action plan and Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) countries;
- Recent developments in China to tackle the trade in illegal timber and promote responsible overseas investment; and
- Improving transparency through forest monitoring and satellite technology.
The presentations from the meeting are available to download below and a summary report will be published soon.
You can view the meeting summary and presentations from last year's meeting here.