The proposed EU Regulation on deforestation-free products aims to ensure goods cannot be placed on the EU market if they have caused deforestation, forest degradation, or violated producer country laws. The Commission released its law proposal on 17 November 2021, and it is now up to the European Parliament and the Council to agree on their positions.
On 24 March 2022, the EP rapporteur Luxembourgish Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Christophe Hansen of the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) released his draft report. This short document is a follow up of Fern’s rapid assessment of the Commission’s proposal.
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