The FLEGT VPA process is part of the EU initiative to tackle illegal logging in the forest producing countries through improving governance and forest law enforcement and trade.
By entering into the negotiation with the EU, Thailand commits to combat illegal logging through regulatory reform and put in place a licensing system to ensure timber legality.
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Forests absorb the equivalent of 8,9% of EU greenhouse gas emissions each year🌲🌿. Parliament wants to improve the measures against illegal logging and introduce more checks at EU borders to stop🛑 unsustainably produced wood and other products that contribute to forest loss.