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Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation (E03282)
Group which operates on a permanent basis
Policy Area:
Lead DG:
ENV - DG Environment
Informal, Permanent
To provide advice and assistance to the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives, the preparation of delegated acts and the implementation of Union legislation, programmes and policies in relation to the protection and the restoration of World’s forests, including illegal logging, as well as coordination and cooperation with Member States and stakeholders in that regard. To ensure cooperation between Member States Competent Authorities and stakeholders and with the Commission in order to ensure compliance with the EU Timber Regulation and to assist the Commission in ensuring a uniform implementation of the EUTR and the FLEGT Regulation across the EU.
Foster exchange on best practices across stakeholders/operators and EU Member States to increase ownership and awareness raising (exchanging views, building alliances, identifying problems in implementation and possible actions to address them; making available to public and private organisations, the existing practical tools and approaches, guidelines and criteria; offering the opportunity to frontrunners to share their experience, including on key issues such as transparency and traceability; contributing to the development of guidance for the implementation of the EU regulations) + Track progress, risks and opportunities for EUTR and FLEGT Regulation implementation, regularly taking stock of progress and reflecting on possible adjustments or additional measures to strengthen implementation + Discuss the best ways to implement the various actions included in the EU Communication on Stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests
Publication in RegExp:
12 Dec 2014
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Last updated:
25 Feb 2021
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