Press Release/Position Paper

JATIM JPIK POSITION STATEMENT: About the Ministry of Trade’s Plan to Erase SVLK for the Wood Industry

JATIM JPIK POSITION STATEMENT: About the Ministry of Trade’s Plan to Erase SVLK for the Wood Industry

East Java Province was ranked first in Indonesia as the region with the largest number of primary wood industry distributions (IUIPHHK) and advanced wood industries (furniture and furniture) with both export and domestic bases. Besides having the potential, East Java is very strategic for the timber trade business because it has the ports of Gresik, […]

Read More
Response – Plan for Revision of the Trade Minister Regulation on Forestry Industrial Products Exports vs. SVLK

Response – Plan for Revision of the Trade Minister Regulation on Forestry Industrial Products Exports vs. SVLK

Independent Monitor Statement Response to the Revised Plan of the Trade Minister concerning Provisions on the Export of Forestry Industry Products in conjunction with the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK)Jakarta, October 5, 2015 The elimination of the deadline for the use of the Export Declaration document (DE) is clearly a step back in realizing full […]

Read More
Position Paper JPIK

Position Paper JPIK

Indonesia Independent Forestry Monitoring Network (Jaringan Pemantau Independen Kehutanan – JPIK) on Indonesia – EU FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement The Timber Legality Verification System (in Indonesian Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu – SVLK) is the important initiative to address illegal logging and promoting legal timber. This initiative has been developed since 2003 through a multi-stakeholders process. […]

Read More
Need a serious and good faith so that SVLK can play its role in preventing illegal timber trade

Need a serious and good faith so that SVLK can play its role in preventing illegal timber trade

PRESS CONFERENCE Bogor, October 3, 2013. The signing of the VPA (Voluntary Partnership Agreement) between Indonesia and the European Union was carried out September 30, 2013. Many hope that this voluntary partnership agreement will become an opportunity to strengthen law enforcement, stop the illegal timber trade and encourage improved governance forests in Indonesia.

Read More
ACCESS TO DATA AND INFORMATION IS THE KEY TO THE SUCCESSFUL OF TIMBER TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN INDONESIA – EUROPEAN UNION

ACCESS TO DATA AND INFORMATION IS THE KEY TO THE SUCCESSFUL OF TIMBER TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN INDONESIA – EUROPEAN UNION

Bogor, September 30, 2013. The first Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) in Asia officially signed by the representatives of European Union (EU) and the Government of Indonesia in Brussels, Belgium. Independent Forestry Monitoring Network (known as JPIK) views the timber trade agreement can only be successful with credible and accountable of Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) […]

Read More