EUTR evaluation: Council adopts conclusions
On 28 June 2016 the Council adopted conclusions on the evaluation of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and the FLEGT action plan (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade). The conclusions highlight the reduction of EU imports of illegal timber and increased awareness of public
EUTR implementation: more effort from Member States and private sector needed
On 18 February 2016, two years into its implementation, the European Commission released a report on the functioning and effectiveness of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). The findings of the Commission report indicate that national implementation remains insufficient.