Ensuring timber legality in government procurement bidding is one of the Vietnam's obligations to European Union (EU) under the VPA-FLEGT Agreement. Vietnam government's implementation plan for the VPA-FLEGT Agreement has set out the task of reviewing, building the law and implementing this obligation.

To provide reference information regarding the necessary legal framework in Vietnam as well as international experiences in legal timber procurement, the Center for WTO and International Trade – Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), with the support of Forest Trends, organizes:


Ensuring Timber Legality in Government Procurement Bidding in Vietnam 

Implementing VPA-FLEGT Agreement

Time    : 13:00 - 17:00, Wednesday on March 31, 2021

Venue  : 2nd Hall, 7th Floor, VCCI Headquarters, 9 Dao Duy Anh, Dong Da, Hanoi

At the training course, senior trainers will present core issues related to requirements of legal timber under VPA-FLEGT; bidding process of timber products; requirements to transform obligations under VPA-FLEGT into bidding legislation; and real problems. The training course is organized for journalists and practitioners in the fields of economics, bidding, environment, and timber trade.

At the workshop, 02 publications Report The development of legal framework on legal timber procurement and Handbook Timber Procurement Bidding Package will be introduced and presented to participants.

Contact Details:

Center for WTO and International Trade - VCCI 

9 Dao Duy Anh, Dong Da, Hanoi 

Phone: 024 3577 1458 

Email: banthuky@trungtamwto.vn 

The Training Course Documents (Vietnamese) are attached below: