Past event

Research Event

Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Number 17

27 Jan 2011 - 00:00 to 28 Jan 2011 - 00:00

Chatham House, London

Energy, Environment and Resources Department, Forest Governance, Illegal Logging and Deforestation

Event documents

Agenda - Illegal Logging Update and Stakeholder Consultation Number 17
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Participants

Keynote speaker:
Janez Potocnik, European Union Environment Commissioner

Overview

The meeting will provide an update on efforts from around the world to improve forest governance and reduce illegal logging. Topics to be considered include recent EU and US legislation to tackle the trade in illegal timber, and efforts to improve forest management and control in producer countries. The links between these initiatives and those being developed in order to reduce deforestation as part of climate change mitigation efforts will also be considered.

Presenters include representatives of government, the private sector and civil society. Mr Janez Potocnik, the EC Environment Commissioner, will be giving the keynote speech.

More about the Control of Illegal Logging and International Trade in Illegally Logged Timber project.

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