Forest Watch 250 - November 2019
When violence continues unchecked in a Member State, the Commission must intervene to ensure that regulations are respected
Amazonie et Bassin du Congo : même menaces et même combats
Les évêques catholiques parlent de la protection des peuples autochtones et des forêts tropicales en Amazonie et dans le monde : Il est temps d'écouter le cri des peuples et de la nature.
Support solidifies for an EU Due Diligence Regulation
Now comes the task of separating the wheat (value chain and market access measures) from the chaff (labels).
Cocoa update: farmers in West Africa could benefit from higher cocoa prices; calls intensify for EU regulation
Companies will back producer countries’ bold move to raise cocoa prices, and are also showing support for EU regulation.
Murder and illegal logging within the EU: Strong action is needed
When violence continues unchecked in a Member State, the Commission must intervene to ensure that European values are upheld and regulations are respected.
Open letter from Romanian, European and international NGOs condemning the killing of Romanian forest defenders as illegal logging continues
Following the killing of Liviu Pop, a Romanian forest ranger who was out investigating illegal logging, European civil society organisations wrote to Romania's President Klaus Iohannis.
We call on Romania’s Presidency and...
Communiqués de presse
Finland endangers climate leadership position in EU
A recently obtained government document show Finland is lobbying to hide its emissions from forest loss.
Protecting forests, natural ecosystems and human rights: a case for EU action
In its Communication on “Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests”, published on 23rd July 2019, the European Commission recognised that the EU consumption represents around 10% of the global share” of...
Forest Watch 249 - October 2019
The ‘Greenest’ Commission that Europe has ever seen?