Controlling Illegal Logging: Consumer-Country Measures

20 Jan 2010
Chatham House (Duncan Brack)

Summary and analysis of the range of measures taken by consumer countries to control imports of illegal timber - including:

- The EU's FLEGT voluntary partnership agreements (VPAs);

- Other bilateral agreements, including free trade agreements;

- The US Lacey Act;

- The EU's FLEGT due diligence regulation;

- Public procurement policies.