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JPIK Newsletter 15th Edition “The Monitor”

Permits for the forestry industry are getting easier to be obtained through Draft Omnibus Bill on Job Creation, which claimed to create a just and prosperous society. Abolishment of the coop; exclusion of individual, local, and indigenous communities’ permits; access to forest resources that can be obtained only through collaboration with State-Owned Business Enterprises, …

Executive Summary “PHPL: From Legality to Sustainability”

In 2003, Indonesia started to develop an operator-based timber control
system for all its timber exports, building on a mandatory third-party
certification approach for legality and sustainability. The system, called Sistem
Verificasi Legalitas Kayu (SVLK), became the basis for the Timber Legality
Assurance System (TLAS) under Indonesia’s Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA)
with the EU.

Indonesia went a step beyond …

Investigated by Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) Law Enforcement, Forest Land Fire Case of PT. Kumai Sentosa Immediately Tried

The Central Kalimantan Prosecutor’s Office stipulates that the file of criminal cases in forest and land fire corporations (KARHUTLA) PT. Kumai Sentosa (KS) is complete. The information was officially delivered on April 1st 2020 to the Law Enforcement Center (GAKKUM) forestry environment Kalimantan Region Palangkaraya Section. With this file complete, the case of PT. …

Civil Society Coalition Calls for Jokowi to Revoke MoT Regulation 15/2020: Harmful to the country, undermining SDG 15 and contrary to Indonesia’s commitments under the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) for Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) with the European Union

Jakarta, March 26, 2020 – The coalition of civil organizations engaged in monitoring the implementation of Indonesia’s Timber Legality Assurance System (SVLK) has submitted an open letter to the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo (Friday, 3/20/2020). This letter demands the immediate revocation or revision of the Ministry of Trade Regulation Number 15 of 2020 …