timber legality research symposium

 

october 17, 2018

 

copenhagen, denmark

about

The symposium is a showcase of research on timber legality. Scientific findings will be relevant for:

  • policy-makers

  • civil society stakeholders

  • industry stakeholders

  • scholars

 

The Timber Legality Research Symposium is an output of ProdJus (Supranational Forest Governance in an Era of Globalising Wood Production and Justice Politics) and will be held in association with the FLARE network (Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) and adjacent to the FLARE Annual Meeting October 17-20, 2018.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration for this event is free.

Registration will close on October 3, 2018.

PROGRAMME

Keynote Speakers:

Constance McDermott

Senior Fellow in Forest Governance and Leader of Ecosystems Governance Group

University of Oxford

 

Jonathan Zeitlin

Distinguished Faculty Professor of Public Policy and Governance

University of Amsterdam

Closing Discussants:

Silvia Melegari 

Secretary General

European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry​

Chris Beeko

Director of the Timber Validation Department

Ghana Forestry Commission

 

Saskia Ozinga

Environmental and Social Activist

(former Campaigns Co-ordinator, FERN)

Herlina Lee

Vice-Director of Regulations and Legal Advocacy

Association of Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry (HIMKI)

Yitagesu Tekle Tegegne

Researcher

European Forest Institute

 

 
 

PANEL & PRESENTATION DETAILS

Search by title, last name, abstract term or presentation number / session number (eg. 1.2)

Panel and presentation details are still tentative.

1.1a

Learning under pressure: The interplay between FSC sustainable forest management certification and timber legality verification under the EU Timber Regulation in the United Kingdom

Dieguez

Laura

Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg

1.1b

Comparing the legality and sustainability standards for forest management in Malaysia

Naito

Daisuke

CIFOR/Kyoto University

1.1c

Timber (il)legality in the Peruvian Amazon: issues of governance and power relations

Schleicher

Judith

Geography Department, University of Cambridge

1.1d

Policy Network Analysis of the EU FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement in Laos

Ramcilovic-Suominen

Sabaheta

University of Eastern Finland

1.2

[Panel] Responding to FLEGT: How actors adapt

Rutt

Rebecca

University of East Anglia

1.2a

Renting legality: How FLEGT is reinforcing power relations in Indonesian furniture production networks

Maryudi

Ahmad

Universitas Gadjah Mada

1.2b

Circumventing timber legality requirements: understanding timber producers' strategies and motivations

Acheampong

Emmanuel

KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST), GHANA

1.2c

Does timber legality lead to sustainability? Questioning trends in forest legality verification

Myers

Rodd

University of East Anglia School of International Development Global Environmental Justice Group, UK.

1.2d

Global just legality, local (in)justice: Market based mechanisms and justice politics in Vietnam

Hoang

Cam

Institute of Cultural Studies, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences

2.1a

Veeduría Forestal: The indigenous alternative to illegal logging in Peru

de Jong

Wil

Kyoto University

2.1b

Timber Trade Practice in the Community Forest of Nepal: Compliance, Coercion and Collusion

Basnyat

Bijendra

Institute of Forestry

2.1c

Small-scale logging, illegality, informality and sustainability: A case study in the Yangambi Biosphere Reserve, Democratic Republic of Congo

Ferrari

Silvia

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

2.1d

Addressing barriers to supply of legal timber from community forests in the Asia-Pacific

Sapkota

Lok Mani

RECOFTC- The Center for People and Forests

2.2

[Panel] Logging and livelihoods: the social contract between logger and community

Young

David

2.2a

Community forestry in Liberia: empowering or disempowering?

Yiah

Jonathan

Sustainable Development Institute

2.2b

Social obligations in legal texts governing logging in four African countries

Young

David

2.2c

Functional Social Responsibility Agreements: a missing link in promoting effective forest governance in Ghana?

Abu

Daniel Kofi

Tropenbos Ghana

2.2d

Bridging legality of timber, human rights and livelihood security: challenges and prospect of VPA.FLEGT implementation process in the Congo Basin.

Alain Parfait

Ngulungu

Forest Peoples Program

 

LOGISTICS

Environment:

  • This is a paperless event. Use this website for all the information you need.  

  • Please consider bringing your own refillable water bottle. The tap water in Copenhagen is delicious.

Accommodation:

Please see our detailed logistics document for more on accommodation recommendations. 

 

Location:

University of Copenhagen

Thorvaldsensvej 40, Frederiksberg

Copenhagen, Denmark

Lunch and refreshments:

Will be provided. Please state any dietary restrictions at the time of registration.

Financial Assistance:

We don't provide a facility to apply for financial assistance for participants. 

Visa support:

Please indicate at the time of registration if you would like a written invitation from the University of Copenhagen to support your visa application. We will send a formal letter of invitation to you within 2 weeks of requesting it and up to August 30. Please register early if need to obtain a visa.

Getting to the venue on transit:

From Forum Station, walk 10 minutes East on Rosenørns Alle

 

See our detailed logistics document for more.

Get ready for technology:

We will use Sli.do to assist interaction in plenary sessions. There is no software to install, but you might want to check it out in advance. You can use it on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Questions can be addressed to:​

Rodd Myers

University of East Anglia

rodd.myers@uea.ac.uk

Twitter: rodd_myers

Christian Pilegaard Hansen

University of Copenhagen

cph@ifro.ku.dk

 

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