Forest governance and COVID-19: How can FLEGT support a green recovery from the pandemic?
Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020, 14h-15h30 (Brussels time)
Human society is enduring one of the greatest global health crises of the past century: COVID-19. As the urgency of tackling the pandemic took centre...
EU and UK Consultations on Deforestation Free Supply Chains
Civil society from Latin America, Africa and South-East Asia are invited to join an online meeting in either English, Spanish, Portuguese or French about how to contribute to EU and UK consultations about Deforestation Free Supply...
Biodiversity and Carbon Neutrality: The role of EU law
When: Tuesday 29 September 2020, 10:30-11:45 AM CET
Register before Monday 28 September end of working day:
The European Commission has outlined pathways to carbon neutrality in 2050 all of which...
Tackling deforestation through EU due diligence: lessons and proposals from Brazil
The webinar will discuss how to trace Brazilian agricultural exports to the EU and how a deforestation and land rights observatory could help EU companies perform due diligence to remove deforestation and human rights violations...
What Climate Strategy for European Forests? Rethinking their contribution to climate neutrality
The European Union (EU) has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. This will require us to both drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to increase carbon dioxide removals. Many countries rely heavily on scenarios that...
Ending imported destruction: How EU due diligence regulations could protect forests and people
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Fern and the Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) Working Group of the European Parliament, a cross-party group of Members if the European Parliament (MEPs), co-organised the event to discuss...
Tackling the global deforestation crisis - the urgent need for EU regulation of supply chains
Following the global outcry about the Amazon fires, Fern and the Fair Trade Advocacy Office organised a European Parliament event to discuss the European Union’s (EU) response and the urgent need to regulate EU agricultural supply chains.
NDCs and Forests - Taking Stock and Moving Ahead
2019 is a critical year for climate ambition and revisions of National Determined Contributions (NDCs).
Coordination SUD and Fern has hosted a multi-stakeholder dialogue on NDCs and Forests: Taking Stock and Moving Ahead, on 1...
Responsible Investment for Sustainable, Deforestation-free Agricultural Supply chains - Which EU policies do we need?
Together with Aidenvironment & Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Fern organised on May 6 an event on
“Responsible Investment into Sustainable, Deforestation-free Supply chains – Which EU policies do we need?”
The new EU multi-annual financial framework: What’s in it for tropical forests and local livelihoods?
Community based forestry can help countries and local communities to manage forests sustainably and equitably in tropical countries. But will the new EU multi-annual financial framework be fit...