Briefing Document / July 28, 2011

Central America’s first VPA? Perspectives on FLEGT in Honduras

In early April 2011, following some initial contacts between Honduras and the European Union (EU) in mid-2010, a series of meetings and workshops were held in Honduras with the objective to explore the potential negotiation of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between both parties.

Jointly written by Global Witness and Fern, this briefing provides information about progress achieved so far, and reflects on the opportunities for and challenges to successful negotiation – and implementation – of a VPA. It is aimed at stakeholders both in Honduras and the EU, as well as the international community working on VPAs in other countries around the world.

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