Countries globally are revising their environmental laws to reflect the urgent need to protect forests. Our guide to legal reforms in the forest sector can help make sure these new laws hold up in practice.
This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, from June to August 2020.
Last month, the Republic of Congo’s new forest law came into effect. By ensuring more sustainable management of the country’s vast rainforests, it marks a big step forward in regulating and protecting climate-critical forests.
ClientEarth interviewed our colleague in Liberia to find out more about her gender rights and forest protection work. We collaborate with her to run gender training and workshops as part of the legal working groups, which seek to involve women in forest governance, and in doing so, ensure the community and forests can prosper harmoniously.
“Our work has started a shift; where legal arguments previously ended conversations, now our partners in Ghana call themselves ‘pocket lawyers’ and engage more confidently in discussions to make
stronger forest laws.”
- Decision of the Constitutional Court of Hungary regarding nature conservation
- Webinar: Legal reforms in the forest sector
- Actualités du RBUE – juin à août 2020
- Practical guide on law reforms in the forest sector
- Analyse juridique de la prise en compte du genre dans la gouvernance forestière en Côte d’Ivoire
- EUTR Newsletter June to August 2020
- Arrêté n° 8174 du 28 juillet 2020 portant nomination des membres de la commission mixte paritaire chargée de négocier la convention collective applicable aux personnels du service de contrôle des produits forestiers à l’exportation – République du Congo
- EUTR Newsletter – March to May 2020 in Chinese (欧盟木材法规（EUTR）新闻——2020年 3月至5月
- Actualités du RBUE – mars à mai 2020
- EUTR News March – May 2020 in Spanish (Noticias EUTR: marzo – mayo 2020)
- EUTR News – March to May 2020
- Strengthening Corporate Responsibility: The case for mandatory due diligence to tackle the UK’s global deforestation footprint