This issue of Client Earth's EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from March 2017 to March 2018. As...
Forests cover 40% of Slovakia’s land area, of which half are plantations and 5% are within protected areas. Forest cover has remained at the same level over the period 1990-2015 (FAO, 2015). As an EU Member State, Slovakia is required to implement the EU Timber Regulation, which came into force in March 2013.