EU forest owners and managers today welcome the World Forest Week
CEPF, COPA and COGECA, ELO, EUSTAFOR and USSE today welcomed the World Forest Week and the opportunity to discuss how to unlock the full potential of forests in tackling climate change and meeting commitments made under the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.
EUTR evaluation: Council adopts conclusions
On 28 June 2016 the Council adopted conclusions on the evaluation of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and the FLEGT action plan (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade). The conclusions highlight the reduction of EU imports of illegal timber and increased awareness of public