Press Release/Position Paper

It’s Time for the Government to take quick real action on Resolving Conflict at Muara Tae

It’s Time for the Government to take quick real action on Resolving Conflict at Muara Tae

Bogor, June 30, 2016. A number of civil society organizations urged the Indonesian Government to immediately resolve the conflict between the Muara Tae Indigenous Community and PT Borneo Surya Mining Jaya (PT. BSMJ) oil palm plantation, First Resources Group. This insistence was conveyed after the intimidation and death threats of the indigenous people who refused […]

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Ministry of Trade Must Demonstrate Commitment  To Enforcing Legal Timber Trade by Taking Legal Action Against Companies That Violate The Law

Ministry of Trade Must Demonstrate Commitment To Enforcing Legal Timber Trade by Taking Legal Action Against Companies That Violate The Law

Bogor, 18 May 2016. A number of environmental NGOs are urging the Indonesian Government to improve monitoring and law enforcement in support of implementing the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, which aims to correct forest governance in Indonesia. One of the tangible steps requested is to follow-up on violations highlighted in […]

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Ministry of Trade Must Demonstrate Commitment  To Enforcing Legal Timber Trade by Taking Legal Action Against Companies That Violate The Law

Ministry of Trade Must Demonstrate Commitment To Enforcing Legal Timber Trade by Taking Legal Action Against Companies That Violate The Law

Bogor, 18 May 2016. A number of environmental NGOs are urging the Indonesian Government to improve monitoring and law enforcement in support of implementing the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, which aims to correct forest governance in Indonesia. One of the tangible steps requested is to follow-up on violations highlighted in […]

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Position Paper: Enforcement of the FLEGT License Must Be In Line With Sustainability in Improving Governance in the Forestry and Trade Sector

Position Paper: Enforcement of the FLEGT License Must Be In Line With Sustainability in Improving Governance in the Forestry and Trade Sector

On April 21, 2016, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and European Council President Donald Tusk delivered a joint statement that the European Union and Indonesia agreed to immediately take steps towards implementing the first FLEGT licensing scheme, which is the efforts of both parties to reduce illegal logging and promote trade […]

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Position Paper: FLEGT License Implementation Must be Accompanied by Governance Improvement Sustainability in the Forestry Sector and Its Trade

Position Paper: FLEGT License Implementation Must be Accompanied by Governance Improvement Sustainability in the Forestry Sector and Its Trade

On 21 April 2016, the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and President of the European Council Donald Tusk issued a joint statement that the European Union and Indonesia have agreed to immediately undertake steps toward implementation of the first FLEGT licensing scheme, which is an effort from both parties to […]

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