Ukrainian Timber Export Ban: to be or not to be?
The proposal of the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the Ukraine – EU summit in Brussels in November 2016 sparked a massive discussion in the Ukrainian society. He suggested that Ukraine lifts the 10-year ban on the export of unprocessed timber in exchange for getting EU tranche of 600 million euros. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised to lift the ban.
Improving Communal Forest Management in Ukraine
FLEG II facilitates the dialogue between communal forestry enterprises and local authorities
How Can Ukraine’s Forest Sector Overcome Crisis?
On September 28, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine hosted a roundtable dedicated to the current situation in the forest sector of the country.
FLEG Helps Assess Forest Management in Ukraine
To improve the institutional structure of the forest sector and forest management, FLEG II conducted an expert study titled “Overall assessment of the forest management in Ukraine”
FLEG II helps to inform more Ukrainian top forest managers of the Polish forest management model and biodiversity protection
Our Voice Matters
Through dialogue and transparency IUCN, WWF and FSC improved the Ukrainian forestry sector reform
FLEG encourages media attention to forestry problems
Annual contest “Every Year is Forest Year 2016” has helped make forestry sector more transparent, and improved public understanding of forestry problems and solutions.
FLEG helps improve legal responsibility for forest-related violations in Ukraine
FLEG II Program held a round table in Kyiv, devoted to the improvement of the legal liability for infringement of the forest legislation.
FLEG in Ukraine Launches Annual Journalism Contest: “Every Year is Forest Year. 2016”
A whole waterfall was destroyed in Chernivtsi Oblast of Ukraine to convert it into a road for transporting timber. This and many other urgent issues were raised in articles submitted for FLEG II forest journalism contest in Ukraine.
New united forestry entity of Ukraine: what should it be?
Kiev, Ukraine – On January 18, FLEG II experts discussed the reform of the forest sector with the top management of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food and State Forestry Agency.