Position of the Platform on Forests and Communities on the proposals of the European Union and the United Kingdom on imported deforestation policy

From 1 to 2 October 2020, the Platform for Forests and Communities, women leaders, representatives of indigenous communities and traditional authorities met in Yaoundé, Cameroon, as part of their participation in the public consultation opened by the European Union and the United Kingdom for the implementation of their policy and legislation on imported deforestation.

After a thorough analysis of the EU priorities and the UK proposals, the participants formulated the position, to be forwarded to the EU and the UK Government. The position paper is available in English and in French, through the following links: