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How Scientific Testing can support the enforcement of the EUDR? 

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How Scientific Testing can support the enforcement of the EUDR?


This webinar is for Competent Authorities in Europe. Are you aware of Scientific Testing methods and how it can support the enforcement of the EUTR and EUDR?

This webinar will cover why Scientific Testing is relevant for Competent Authorities. It will cover the different methods and explore which questions Scientific Testing can help answer, as well as discussing the benefits and limitations of the technology.

Although this webinar will focus mainly on timber, it will also touch on how Scientific Testing is being used in other commodity sectors such as Cocoa, Coffee, Soy and Rubber. Finally, the Spanish Competent Authority will share their experience on a specific technology they are using to support enforcement.

The webinar is set to take place on Friday 21st April from 14.00-15.30 GMT+2 via Zoom. 

Please register below to secure your spot. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Thirsgaard Hansen (


  1. Welcome and introduction
  2. Why is Scientific Testing relevant for Competent Authorities?
  3. What are the different Testing methods? What are their benefits, limitations and how can these be addressed? 
  4. Beyond timber – what’s possible for other commodities? 
  5. How can competent authorities use testing? What questions can be answered by scientific testing and when to test? 
  6. Case Study from the Spanish CA
  7. Q&A and discussion 


This webinar has received support from the LIFE Legal Wood project implemented by Preferred by Nature and partners. The LIFE Legal Wood project is funded by the European Union's LIFE programme.