Timber Stakeholders In Germany

Timber Stakeholders In Germany

Search
5/5
Wood: Deputy Minister of Environment and Forestry Promotes SVLK

PRESS RELEASE
Number: SP.354/PUBLICRELATIONS/PPIP/HMS.3/10/2023

Deputy Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia, Alue Dohong, led a working visit to Germany to promote the Timber Legality Verification System and Sustainability (SVLK) as part of efforts to combat illegal logging and support sustainable forest management.

In a meeting held at The Westin Grand Hotel in Berlin, Germany, on Monday, October 16, 2023, Deputy Minister Alue Dohong addressed the German wood trade association (GD Holz), the Import Promotion Desk (IPD), and the Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Verbraucherzentrale) of the Federal Government of Germany in an innovative lunch meeting discussion.

The event, organized jointly by the Indonesian Embassy in Berlin and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK), began with a keynote speech by the Indonesian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Havas Oegroseno. This was followed by a presentation by Deputy Minister Alue Dohong on the journey of the Forest Law-Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) and an explanation of the implementation of the Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS) in Indonesia, known as the Timber Legality Verification System and Sustainability (SVLK), by Agus Justianto, Acting Director General of Sustainable Forest Management (PHL) at KLHK.