Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law
Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on the making available on the Union market as well as export from the Union of certain commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation".
FSC provides updated version 3 of answers to FAQs on the overall FSC decision on Belarus and Russia
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the overall FSC decision on Belarus and Russia
All Belarussian FSC certificates will have to be terminated
FSC announced yesterday that it would no longer accept FSC material from Belarus and Russia due to the strong affiliation of the countries’ forest sector with the state and the resulting association with the invasion of Ukraine.
No FSC material from Russia and Belarus until the invasion ends
Because of the association of the forest sector in Russia and Belarus with armed conflict, no FSC-certified material or controlled wood from these countries will be permitted to be traded.
FSC Ukraine personal appeal to all actors involved in FSC certification
From the first day of Russian Federation aggression against our country, FSC Ukraine raised the issue before FSC international and Network Partners on the facts of undermining the fundamental principles of the rule of law, human rights, and democratic decision-making, resolving any disputes by agreement or compromise in the significant part of the world.