EU and Honduras agree on combatting illegal logging

EU and Honduras agree on combatting illegal logging

15/06/2018

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)

Voluntary Partnership Agreement

Signed Aide memoire of the 1st VPA pre-Joint Implementation Committee Meeting – pre-JIC

Video of the initialling event