SVLK

Today, the Public Information Disclosure Act Begins to Be Enforced

Bogor, 8 May 2015. The Central Information Commission (Komisi Informasi Pusat/KIP) has granted FWI’s request for information. The decision was recited by the chairman of commissionary board in information dispute trial between FWI and Ministry of Environment and Forestry. After the receipt of the injunction (amar putusan), the Ministry shall comply with the decision and immediately submit the requested data.

 The commissionary board’s decision shows that Information Comission is committed to implement Law No.14 of 2008. Although several internal aspects still need to be improved, this decision is worth appreciation as this time KIP has managed to thoroughly distinguish between open information from the exempted one. The information requested by FWI to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry constitutes basic information that will enable people to distinguish between legal and illegal activities in forest use monitoring.  …

News Letter JPIK Edisi 2

Setelah pertama kali terbit pada Mei 2014, kembali terbit News Letter JPIK edisi kedua. Berbeda pada edisi pertama yang hanya dalam Bahasa Indonesia, pada edisi kedua kami terbitkan dalam dua bahasa, yaitu Bahasa Indonesia dan Bahasa Inggris. …

JPIK Calls the Government Of Indonesia to Improve the Timber Legality Assurance System (SVLK)

Jakarta, November 24, 2014. The Indonesian Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) is calling on the Government of Indonesia to improve the timber legality assurance system (SVLK) agreed to by both the European Union and Government Of Indonesia. A new report “ SVLK in the Eyes of the Monitor” launched today reveals results from civil society independent monitoring of the system from 2011- 2013. …

JPIK Luncurkan Laporan Hasil Kegiatan 2011 – 2013

Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu (SVLK) mulai diterapkan di Indonesia sejak September 2009. Penerapan SVLK di Indonesia untuk memastikan agar semua produk kayu yang beredar dan diperdagangkan di Indonesia memiliki status legalitas yang meyakinkan. Selain itu SVLK juga dikembangkan untuk mendorong implementasi peraturan pemerintah yang berlaku terkait perdagangan dan peredaran hasil hutan yang legal.  SVLK diterapkan secara wajib (mandatory) untuk meningkatkan efisiensi pengelolaan hutan dan menjaga kredibilitas legalitas kayu dari Indonesia. …