The workshop is addressed to competent authorities, public forestry enterprises and private sector from the Western Balkans and Turkey involved in export of wood or wood products to the EU.
It will provide guidance on export according to the EU Timber Regulation. It will also contribute to strengthening inter-institutional relations between the EU and the EPPA Beneficiaries. The focus will be put, among others, on examples of due diligence system as well as on ensuring transparency and legality in the supply chain.
The workshop will provide opportunity for enhanced discussion between the European Commission, competent authorities in the EU, Western Balkan countries and Turkey as well as monitoring organizations, forest operators and the EU exporters.