The EU and Honduras have concluded negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) and are initialling the Agreement. This is the first step towards the formal signature and its subsequent implementation. The agreement will help improve forest governance, address illegal logging and promote trade in verified legal timber products. This is the first agreement of its kind between the EU and any country in Latin America.
Read the press release (in Spanish)