Web Release - Honduras and the European Union make progress towards ensuring timber legality

Web Release - Honduras and the European Union make progress towards ensuring timber legality

Wednesday, 11 February, 2015

Honduras and the European Union have made significant progress towards an agreement aimed at halting trade in illegal timber and ensuring only verified legal timber and timber products are imported from Honduras to the EU. The agreement, known as Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), was the object of a third round of negotiations held in Tegucigalpa, Honduras in January 2015. 

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