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Consultations that are active during December 2017 to November 2018
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Public consultation on the KFCC forest certification scheme

The Korea Forest Certification Council (KFCC), the PEFC National Governing Body in the Republic of Korea, has submitted its newly developed forest certification scheme to PEFC International for assessment against PEFC's sustainability benchmarks for forest certification systems. A call for proposals for the selection of an independent consultant conducting the assessment has been sent out and an assessor is to be appointed shortly. All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the KFCC scheme by 23rd December 2017. All comments submitted in this public consultation will be considered by the assessor in the evaluation of the scheme.

Public consultation on the SAFAS Certification System

The South African Forestry Assurance Scheme (SAFAS), the PEFC National Governing Body in South Africa, has submitted the SAFAS Certification System to PEFC International for assessment against PEFC's sustainability benchmarks for forest certification systems. A call for proposals for the selection of an independent consultant conducting the assessment has been sent out and an assessor is to be appointed shortly. All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the SAFAS Certification System by 9th January 2018. All comments submitted in this public consultation will be considered by the assessor in the evaluation of the scheme.

Public consultation on PEFC ST 1002:201x Enquiry Draft, Group Forest Management Certification – Requirements

PEFC International invites the public and PEFC members to comment on an enquiry draft of PEFC's revised benchmark standard for group forest management certification. For more information on the PEFC Standard Revision Process 2016-2017, please see here: https://pefc.org/standards-revision/home

Public consultation on the SFI Small Lands Group Certification Module

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. has submitted its SFI Small Lands Group Certification Module for assessment and endorsement against PEFC's sustainability benchmarks for forest certification systems. All interested parties are invited to submit comments on this module by 9th June 2018. All comments submitted in this public consultation will be considered by the assessor, Indufor, in the evaluation of the scheme and included in the assessment report in anonymized form.

Public consultation on PEFC ST 1003:201X, Enquiry Draft, Sustainable Forest Management – Requirements You can Respond Online

Public consultation - Working Group on Forest Certification Ghana You can Respond Online

Working Group on Forest Certification Ghana, the PEFC National Governing Body in Ghana, has submitted its forest certification system for assessment and endorsement against PEFC's sustainability benchmarks. All interested parties are invited to submit comments on this forest certification system by 14th August 2018. All comments submitted in this public consultation will be considered by the assessor in the evaluation of the system and included in the assessment report in anonymized form. The assessor has yet to be appointed.