Negotiation Support and Development Committee (NSDC) – Updating FLEGT VPA Process, Annex II, Annex V, Annex VII, and next step, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Vientiane Capital


April 8, 2022

  • Update status of FLEGT-VPA process since JEM4 and roadmap towards VPA initialing
  • Present, discuss and agree on the contents of the technical annexes II, V and VII
  • Present the pilot results of SCC for confiscated timber and discuss future directions
  • Present, discuss and agree on the provisional VPA roadmaps and upcoming TechEX(s)
  • Inform the NSDC on the new EU Legislative proposal to prevent deforestation and forest degradation associated with products placed on the EU market