May 7 2013
May 8 2013
Forest Legality Alliance Ninth Membership Meeting

Washington D.C.

The ninth meeting of the Forest Legality Alliance membership will be held in Washington, DC on May 7 and 8, 2013. Presentations will include updates on the major demand-side timber legality requirements (Lacey, the EUTR, and the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill); presentation of tools developed by private sector organizations to improve market information; a discussion of developments among certification schemes; updates from producers and buyers of timber products; and an open-ended discussion of the future of the Forest Legality Alliance.

Interested parties may register by email.

The Forest Legality Alliance meeting will be followed at WRI's headquarters by a side event from SGS on its LegalTrace system. Further information is below. Those interested should register by email with SGS.

May 7th, 2013
12:30-1:00 : Updates on global consumer laws and regulations
2:30-4:00 : Certification accreditation organization updates
4:00-5:30 : New support mechanisms for buying and supplying legal timber
May 8th, 2013
8:30-10:00 : Global market updates
10:10-11:15 : Updates from FLA’s membership