FLEGT-REDD Session

Shaping forest policy: Global initiatives and the European arena

Tentative Programme, 26 September 2013, afternoon session

14.00-14.10 Welcoming Words
Short overview and introduction to the work of the FLEGT & REDD Facilities ( presentation)
Mr. Heiko Liedeker, EFI’s EU FLEGT Facility
14.10-14.20 Forest Governance Agenda - science contribution towards achieving the FLEGT Action Plan ( presentation)
Mr. Ben Cashore, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University
14.20-14.35 FLEGT’s influence on markets, trade and economic development ( presentation)
Mr. Ed Pepke, on behalf of Mr. Alexander Hinrichs , EFI’s EU FLEGT Facility
14.35-14.50 VPAs – building blocks to strengthen forest governance ( presentation)
Mr. Jussi Viitanen, on behalf of Ms. Melissa Othman , EFI’s EU FLEGT Facility
14.50-15.05 FLEGT-REDD linkages ( presentation)
Mr. Christophe van Orshoven , EFI’s EU REDD Facility
15.05-15.45 Questions and Answers
15.45-16.00 Wrap-up and conclusion
Mr. Ben Cashore, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University