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Gakkum KLHK Detains Illegal Loggers in Raja Ampat

Sorong, February 6, 2020. The Papua Maluku Environmental Protection and Law Enforcement Operations Team succeeded in holding HN and S, two illegal logging actors along with 100 m3 of merbau (Intsia bijuga) wood of various sizes as evidence, in Kalwal Waters of Salawati Barat District, Raja Regency Ampat, 3 February 2020. Officers also secured …

Workshop and Training of Independent Investigation for Local/ Indigenous Communities in Three Regions (Java, Kalimantan, and Sumatera)

Independent
Investigators (PI) is one of the main actors in the Timber Legality Assurance
System (SVLK) in Indonesia. PI consists of civil society organizations and
communities who live around forest areas to monitor how the forestry actors implement
SVLK to ensure system accountability and credibility.

The
existence of PI to monitor SVLK implementation brings positive impacts on
efforts to improve …

Palangkaraya District Court Grants KLHK Karhutla Lawsuit against PT. AUS

Palangkaraya, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the Palangkaraya District Court Judge Panel chaired by Judge Kurnia Yani Darmono, SH., M.Hum with Judges Mahfudin, SH., MH and Alfon, SH., MH granted KLHK’s lawsuit against PT Arjuna Utama Sawit (PT. AUS). PT AUS was declared to have committed an unlawful act on a fire that occurred at …

KPK, How’s your Fate Later?

President of the Republic of Indonesia (RI) Joko Widodo has approved the Revision of the Corruption Eradication Commission (RUK KPK) Law. The approval was delivered through Jokowi’s Presidential Letter Number R-42 / Pres / 09/2019 explaining that the President assigned the Minister of Law and Human Rights and the Minister of Administrative Reform and …

Strengthening the Timber Legality Verification System Standard

he Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) has been in force for around 10 years in Indonesia, since the enactment of the Minister of Forestry Regulation No. P.38 / Menhut-II / 2009. Over the last 10 years, there have been many improvements to the assessment standards used to assess or verify business units that wish …