Negotiation between Malaysia and the EU on the Malaysia-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade, Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) started in 2006 with the objective to ensure the export of legal timber to the EU. Underpinning the negotiation is the development of a timber legality assurance system which will ensure the supply and export of only legal timber to the EU. During the development of the TLAS, besides the numerous internal discussions and consultations between the various responsible agencies, several stakeholder consultations and industry briefings were held too. In 2012, the Joint Expert Meetings (JEM) comprising technical persons from both Malaysia and EU, had met three times to discuss the TLAS with the aim to finalize the system..... [more]
- Consultation with Timber Industry on FLEGT VPA by MPIC
05/03/2014 02:30 PM
On 9 January 2014, MPIC held a consultation session with the timber industry on several issues...
- Briefing on FLEGT VPA to the States continued
17/02/2014 03:14 PM
The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities has been conducting a series of briefings
- FLEGT CONSULTATION MEETING ON THE EVALUATION OF THE SABAH TLAS AND...
15/11/2013 09:15 AM
Following the implementation of MYTLAS by Peninsular Malaysia in February, the Sabah Forestry...
- 1st TLAS Advisory Group Meeting (TAG-1)
12/11/2013 03:44 PM
To prepare for the implementation of the Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS) when the...