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The first CCA meeting marked the official start of the implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Honduras and the European UnionSebastiaan de Smedt, European Forest Institute

The EU and Honduras begin implementing their agreement to combat illegal logging at their first meeting

On 12 September 2022, the first meeting of the Joint Implementation Committee (CCA by its Spanish acronym) was held in Tegucigalpa to start overseeing the implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT).
The first CCA meeting marked the official start of the implementation of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Honduras and the European UnionSebastiaan de Smedt, European Forest Institute

La UE y Honduras inician la implementación de un Acuerdo para combatir la tala ilegal

El 12 de septiembre de 2022 tuvo lugar en Tegucigalpa (Honduras) la reunión inicial del Comité Conjunto de Aplicación para la implementación del Acuerdo Voluntario de Asociación para la Aplicación de las Leyes, Gobernanza y Comercio Forestales (FLEGT por sus siglas en inglés).
A sawmill in HondurasVPA Africa-Latin America Facility

The Honduras-EU agreement to reduce illegal logging enters into force

The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) between Honduras and the EU has entered into force on 1 September 2022, making the Agreement legally binding for both parties. Honduras is the first Latin American country to have signed a VPA with the EU under the EU FLEGT Action Plan in February 2021.