Press Release/Position Paper

The Implementation of FLEGT Licenses must be a Sustainability Milestone in Improving Forest Governance

The Implementation of FLEGT Licenses must be a Sustainability Milestone in Improving Forest Governance

POSITION STATEMENT Forestry Independent Monitoring Network (JPIK) The Indonesian government has stated in concrete commitments and real steps to eradicate illegal logging and trade in illegally harvested timber and wood products. Beginning by hosting the East Asia Conference which discussed Forest Law Enforcement Governance (FLEG) in Bali in September 2001, since then, Indonesia has continued […]

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Joint Press Statement of the Independent Forestry Monitoring Organization

Joint Press Statement of the Independent Forestry Monitoring Organization

Important to Strengthen Forest Supervision and Law Enforcement, to Realize Responsible and Sustainable Forest Governance Jakarta, 30 August 2016 – The Government of Indonesia has a Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) which aims to improve forest governance, eradicate illegal logging and its trade. This system, which has been multi-party compiled, places civil society as Independent […]

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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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