EUTR

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) was signed in 2010 and entered into force in March 2013. It is one component of the EU Forest, Law, Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, and it is the responsibility of each of the 28 Member States to implement and enforce it.

The EU Timber Regulation

The EU Timber Regulation

The EU Timber Regulation

  • Man stood on boat looking across water to forest in sun set

    Making headlines on EU timber law in Ivory Coast

    Lawyers and associates from ClientEarth have been training members of civil society in Ivory Coast on the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), the EU’s law to address the issue of illegal logging. This training made headlines on Ivorian TV.

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    Better enforcement of illegal logging law needed, as EUTR turns 4

    Today marks the four-year anniversary of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), the EU’s law to address illegal logging. This year has seen some great advances, but more work is needed on enforcement of the law.

  • EUTR News – March 2016 to March 2017

    This issue of the EUTR newsletter provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, on it’s fourth anniversary, from March 2016 to March 2017.

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    How is the EUTR enforced in Europe?

    ClientEarth has looked at the penalties and enforcement practices of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) in countries across Europe. Our new briefings, which focus on Austria, Denmark and Finland, have found that enforcement of the EUTR in these countries vary significantly, affecting the operation of the EUTR. We have also updated our older briefings on France, Belgium and Romania.

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