Briefing: Developments relevant to the implementation and enforcement of the EU Timber Regulation, April 2017 to June 2017

Briefing note compiled by UNEP-WCMC as a consultant of the European Commission in close cooperation with the Member States Competent Authorities.

Storage of wooden boards in a sawmill by industrieblick / Adobe Stock

The briefing note provides an overview of recent developments relevant to the implementation and enforcement of the EUTR, where specific attention of EU Member States is warranted and enforcement steps are being taken. It also includes information on recent work on legislation and other measures in consumer and producer countries aimed at combating illegal trade in timber and timber products. 

Read the full briefing note in English