The seventh negotiation round of VPA/FLEGT
- Location: Brussels, Belgium.
- Date: 7 to 9 July 2016.
The seventh negotiation round (TWG7) of VPA/FLEGT was hold at Brussels, Belgium from 7th to 9th July 2016. The delegate of Vietnam included its leader - Mr. Ha Cong Tuan, Vice Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development and the representatives of related Ministry: Industry and Trade, Finance, Justice…For the EU, they had Mrs. Astrid Schomaker, Head of Unit for Chemicals, Biocides and Nanomaterials in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Environment as the leader and other members of the delegate from Environment Directorate-General and European Forest Institute.
In this negotiation round, the two parties focus on the content of Appendix V: Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS) of Vietnam and other issues.
Sao Khue was honored to provide interpreting service for the event.