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Maite Knorr-Evans
Affiliation: 
WRI

The Forest Legality Initiative, a project of the World Resources Institute (WRI), convened partners and stakeholders in October 2018 in Washington, DC, to advance dialogue and initiatives related to the international trade in timber. The three-day event drew 167 attendees from more than 20 countries.

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Maite Knorr-Evans
Affiliation: 
WRI

 For those of you here at Forest Legality Week who may wish to continue discussions with colleagues and friends into the evening, here is a list of watering holes to suit various tastes, all relatively nearby. As in all big cities, have a care when out at night; DC is not an especially dangerous city, but muggers and pickpockets tend to favor areas where there a lot of restaurants and bars. Uber and Lyft are ubiquitous in DC, and there are lots of taxis. When in doubt, just have the restaurant or bar call a taxi for you.

Display Name: 
Maite Knorr-Evans
Affiliation: 
WRI

Resumen del foro en Pucallpa Peru, "Generando Valor en la Amazonía Peruana"

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Maite Knorr-Evans
Affiliation: 
WRI

Event summary of our forum "Generating Value for the Peruvian Amazon". 

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Meaghan Parker
Affiliation: 
World Resources Institute
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Chip Barber
Affiliation: 
World Resources Institute

The Seattle Dialogue (Development and Scaling of Innovative Technologies for Wood Identification) was convened to explore the ways in which emerging technologies for wood identification can more effectively contribute to combating illegal logging and associated trade, which is widely recognized as a key forest management and natural resources crime issue. This is a summary of the plenary sessions and key points. 

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Meaghan Parker
Affiliation: 
World Resources Institute

The Forest Legality Alliance convened its members and partners on July 6 and 7 in the new Harmon Conference Center at World Resources Institute headquarters in Washington, D.C.  With the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) scheduled for the end of September, most of the meeting was focused on the growing profile of timber species in the CITES convention.  The July meeting was the last FLA gathering to be convened under WRI’s C

El OSINFOR, entidad adscrita a la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros, cumple siete años de su creación, no solo cumpliendo sus roles de supervisión, fiscalización y capacitación, sino tambien con el acercamiento a las comunidades indígenas de la amazonía peruana, la generación de sistemas innovadores que contribuyen a monitorear el nivel de riesgo de aprovechamiento de los recursos del bosque, así como consolidando la articulación interinstitucional con organismos nacionales e internacionales, a fin de contribuir al comercio legal de los recursos forestales y de fauna silvestre.

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