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Opening Speech at the PEFC 2013 Stakeholder Dialogue by Emmanuel Ze Meka, Executive Director, ITTO

Opening Speech at the PEFC 2013 Stakeholder Dialogue by Emmanuel Ze Meka, Executive Director, ITTO

"There is a kind of vicious circle facing many tropical countries attempting to implement sustainable forest management: they are squeezed on one side by unscrupulous operators who undercut them in undiscriminating markets by selling unsustainable or illegally produced timber, and from the other...

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Welcoming Remarks by Mr. William Street Jr., PEFC Chairman, at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

Welcoming Remarks by Mr. William Street Jr., PEFC Chairman, at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

"We believe that the well-being of the people who own, live in and depend on forests is the single most important criteria to determine if a forest is being sustainably managed. If the people who work in and depend on the forests cannot survive, then the forests themselves will perish."  

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Opening Address by YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

Opening Address by YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

“Malaysia is committed to manage its forests in a sustainable manner to take full benefits of the environmental, social and economic benefits they provide,” said YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, the Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities.  

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PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2013: Linking Sustainable Forest Product Supply Chains through Asia

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2013: Linking Sustainable Forest Product Supply Chains through Asia

 The presentations from Day 1 of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2013: State of forestry in the Asia-Pacific Region by Bruno Cammaert, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Snapshot of Forest Certification in the Asia Region by Ben Gunneberg, PEFC International The EU FLEGT Action...

PEFC Webinar on the Revised PEFC Chain of Custody Standard: PEFC ST 2002:2013 (June 2013)

PEFC Webinar on the Revised PEFC Chain of Custody Standard: PEFC ST 2002:2013 (June 2013)

This webinar informed certification bodies, certificate holders and other interested stakeholders about the major changes in the new PEFC Chain of Custody Standard: PEFC ST 2002:2013. It also covered their relation to the EUTR and other legislation (such as the US Lacey Act and the Australian...

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PEFC Global Certification: Forest Management & Chain of Custody

PEFC Global Certification: Forest Management & Chain of Custody

The presentation, updated on a monthly basis, offers detailed information about types and distribution of PEFC certificates as well as national PEFC endorsed national forest certification systems and PEFC members.  

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Rio Forest Certification Declaration

Rio Forest Certification Declaration

Forest certification is widely recognized as one of the most useful tools in promoting the responsible management of the world’s forest. Yet with less than ten percent of the world’s forest certified collaboration of all actors – governments, business and civil society – and at all levels can...

PEFC - An Overview

PEFC - An Overview

Provides a comprehensive overview of PEFC, the world's largest forest certification system. Note that all data is as of July 2011.

PEFC Webinar on Revised Chain of Custody Standard (16 February 2011)

PEFC Webinar on Revised Chain of Custody Standard (16 February 2011)

This webinar informed stakeholders about the main changes between the old and the revised PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002:2010) and its amended PEFC Logo use rules (PEFC ST 2001:2008 v2) on 16, 22 and 23 February 2011. The webinars took place on 16th, 22nd and 23rd February...

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PEFC Standards Revision: Social Requirements in PEFC Chain of Custody (7 July 2010)

PEFC Standards Revision: Social Requirements in PEFC Chain of Custody (7 July 2010)

This webinar presents and discusses the draft revised social requirement for PEFC Chain of Custody certification The requirements would oblige PEFC-certified organizations to demonstrate that they: ensure workers' freedom of associations and rights for collective bargaining prohibit...

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