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Programme

 

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FLEGT in context

 

Morning

09.00 - 12.00 Crash course on FLEGT. Room 0B

From 12.00   Registration

12.30 - 14.30 Networking lunch

 

Afternoon  

14.30 - 16.45 Opening plenary and policy discussion. Room 0A

  • Opening
  • Keynote speech
  • Policy discussion

16.45 - 17.15 Coffee break

17.15 - 18.00 Overview: EU FLEGT Action Plan Implementation and Evaluation. Room 0A

From 18.00   Cocktail

 

Taking stock

 

Morning

09.00 - 10.30 Information session: FLEGT progress and achievements. Part 1. Room 0A

  • Voluntary Partnership Agreements (status, achievements, challenges)
  • Support to producer countries
  • Public procurement
  • Private Sector initiatives
  • Finance and investment

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 Information session: FLEGT progress and achievements. Part 2. Room 0A

  • EU Timber Regulation and similar regulations
  • Conflict timber
  • Independent Market Monitoring
  • Chatham House research

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch

  

Afternoon

14.30 - 16.00 Thematic seminars

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 18.00 Thematic seminars

   

 

      

Engaging in FLEGT evaluation

 

Morning

09.00 - 10.30 Thematic seminars

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 Thematic seminars

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch

 

Afternoon  

14.00 - 15.30 Stakeholder consultation on the Evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan. Part 1. Room 0A/0B/0C

  • Finance and Investment safeguards, and use of existing or other legislative instruments
  • Conflict timber
  • Emergent, unexpected outcomes, impact and side-effects of FLEGT action

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 17.30 Stakeholder consultation on the Evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan. Part 2. Room 0A/0B/0C

  • Expectations for future FLEGT action
  • Poverty reduction
  • Cost-effectiveness of the FLEGT approach
 

Wrapping-up and thinking ahead

 

Morning

09.00 - 10.45 Reporting from thematic seminars. Room 0A

10.30 - 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 - 12.30 Closing plenary. Room 0A

12.30 - 14.30 Lunch

 

Afternoon  

14.30 - 16.00 Side events. Part 1

  • CITES and FLEGT synergies. Room 0C
  • FLEGT and private certification. Room 0A
  • Independent Monitoring. Room 0B
  • FLEGT and REDD+ linkages. Room AB 304

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 - 18.00 Side events. Part 2

  • CITES and FLEGT synergies. Room 0C
  • Facilitation in VPAs. Room AB 304
  • Independent Monitoring. Room 0B
 

 

 

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