Jawaban JPIK Atas Tanggapan PT IMS atas Laporan “Masih Perizinan Bagi Tindak Kriminal”

Sehubungan dengan penyampaian tanggapan dan klarifikasi dari PT Inti Multima Sertifikasi (IMS) melalui surat dengan Nomor: 017/IMS-Adm/VI/2017atas laporan JPIK dan EIA tentang MASIH PERIZINAN BAGI TINDAK KRIMINAL: Bagaimana Kekebalan Hukum Perusahaan Sawit Ilegal Merusak Reformasi Industri Kayu di Indonesia yang dipublikasi pada tanggal 7 Juni 2017, melalui surat ini, pertama-tama kami ucapkan terima kasih dan bersama ini kami sampaikan juga respon/tanggapan balik (sebagaimana terlampir) atas penyampaian tanggapan dan klarifikasi yang PT IMS sampaikan tersebut.
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Perusahaan Sawit Ilegal dan Kekebalan Hukum Masih Menggerogoti Reformasi Kayu di Indonesia

Bogor, 7 Juni 2017. Dalam laporan terbaru terungkap bahwa kayu yang ditebang secara ilegal di dalam dan di sekitar perkebunan kelapa sawit nakal, telah disertifikasi menjadi legal melalui skema sertifikasi Indonesia, meskipun Organisasi Non-pemerintah telah berkali-kali melapor kepada polisi, pejabat penegak hukum kehutanan, dan praktisi sertifikasi.

Laporan – Masih Perizinan Bagi Tindak Kriminal – dirilis hari ini oleh Jaringan Pemantau Independen Kehutanan (JPIK) dan organisasi yang berbasis di Inggris, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). Laporan ini mengekspos pembalakan liar yang terus terjadi di dalam dan sekitar perkebunan sawit PT Prasetya Mitra Muda (PT PMM), di Kabupaten Gunung Mas, Kalimantan Tengah. Read more

Illegal Oil Palm and Impunity Still Undermining Indonesia’s Flagship Timber Reforms

Bogor, 7 June 2017. Timber logged illegally in and around a rogue oil palm plantation is being certified legal under Indonesia’s flagship timber certification system, despite repeated NGO reports to police, forestry enforcement officials, and certification professionals, a new report reveals.

The report – Still Permitting Crime – published today by Indonesia’s Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) and the UK-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), exposes continued and renewed illegal logging in and around the palm plantation of PT Prasetya Mitra Muda (PT PMM), in Gunung Mas district, Central Kalimantan province. Read more

Making Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPAs) work for forests, people and the climate: Civil society recommendations on the future of VPAs

As decision makers in the European Union (EU) and timber producing countries consider the future of the FLEGT Action Plan, and its Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPA), civil society organisations and platforms from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Honduras, Indonesia, Republic of the Congo, Vietnam, and Europe have issued Making VPAs work for forests, people and the climate a new briefing with recommendations for how to strengthen and upgrade the VPAs. Read more

Loopholes in Legality: How a Ministry of Trade Decree Benefits Shadowy Timber Exporters & Undermines legal Reforms

Loopholes_in_Legality_En_10Maret2016Case Study: Violations of Numerous Regulations by Companies in the Name of SMEs

Between 1998 and 2014 Indonesia fought a long battle with illegal logging. Calls to save Indonesia’s forests gained national, regional and even international attention. To improve forest governance, the Indonesian Government developed a Timber Legality Assurance System (in Indonesia, Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu or SVLK) which came into effect on September 2010. This system aimed to ensure that the timber industry can obtain legal raw materials from a sustainable forest resources management system with transparent and accountable governance.
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