Indonesian Embassy : FLEGT Timber Webinar

‘Indonesia’s Timber as Sustainable Partner for UK Market’ – Webinar

The Timber Trade Federation is collaborating with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in London, the UK Government and British Retailer Consortium to run a webinar: brining the latest development from both supply and demand side on regulatory aspects, commitments, current and future challenges in the timber sector

This webinar will examine the latest development from supply and demand side of the timber sector in the UK. 

The Timber Trade Federation is collaborating with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in London, the UK Government and British Retailer Consortium to run a webinar: bringing the latest development from both supply and demand side on regulatory aspects, commitments, current and future challenges in the timber sector.

The webinar “UK Market Update for FLEGT Timber Products: Indonesia’s Timber as Sustainable Partner for UK Market” will elaborate on the latest development on Indonesia timber product, particularly in relation to the UK market. The discussion will also touch upon the future of Indonesia legal timber in UK post-Brexit.

Wednesday 23rd September 2020 09:00 – 10:35 BST ONLINE VIA ZOOM REGISTER HERE

AGENDA

9:00 – 9:05 Introduction and Welcome: Mr. Putera Parthama (Former Director General Sustainable Management of Production Forests Ministry of Environment and Forestry)

9:05 – 9:15 Keynote Remarks: H.E. Siti Nurbaya, Minister of Forestry and Environment of the Republic of Indonesia

9:15 – 9:25 Keynote Remarks: Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister of State (Minister for Pacific and the Environment)

9:25 – 10:15 Discussion with the panel:

Mr. Dwisuryo Indroyono Soesilo (Chairman of Indonesian Forestry Community Forum)

Mr. David Hopkins (UK Timber Trade Federation) Mr. Shaun Hannan (Pacific Rim – UK Timber Importer)

Ms. Leah Riley Brown (Sustainability Policy Advisor – British Retail Consortium)

Mr. Budi Hermawan (Kayu Lapis Indonesia – Indonesia Legal Timber Exporter)

10:15 – 10:30 Q&A Session with the audience 

10:30 Closing remarks: Mr. Adam M. Tugio (Chargé d’affaires The Embassy of Indonesia in London)