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Title

Structure, Content and Development of Interim National Standards

Code

FSC-PRO-60-007

Type

Procedure

Coordinator

Pasi Miettinen

Start Date

1 July 2015

Purpose

To provide certification bodies (CBs) with the requirements to develop an interim national standard in countries where a National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) does not exist.

Objective(s)

To revise the standard "Structure, Content and Local Adaptation of Generic Forest Stewardship Standards" (FSC-STD-20-002) in accordance with FSC-PRO-01-001.

Working Groups

The working group is made of representatives of three FSC certification bodies: 

  • Mateo Cariño – Nepcon
  • Gabriel Bolton – Rainforest Alliance
  • Gerrit Marais – SGS

Timeline

1 July 2015
60-day public consultation opens. If after first round of public consultation there are substantive, unresolved issues, a second round may take place
1 July 2015
Draft 1 of Structure, Content and Development of Interim National Standards (FSC-PRO-60-007) is published, together with a template (Annex 4)
March 2014

A Technical Working Group, composed of three representatives of FSC-accredited Certification Bodies is set up to provide content related input to the revision process of standard Structure, Content and Local Adaptation of Generic Forest Stewardship Standards (FSC-STD-20-002)

September 2013
A proposal to revise standard Structure, Content and Local Adaptation of Generic Forest Stewardship Standards (FSC-STD-20-002) is circulated for review and comments