National members

Our national members are independent, national organizations that develop and run the national forest certification system in their country. 

Association National Voluntary Forest Certification System

The Ukrainian National Voluntary Forest Certification System achieved PEFC endorsement* on 19 June 2021.

2020 system documentation

Ukrainian sustainable forest management standard 676.93 KB
Ukrainian assessment report 2.43 MB
Ukrainian full system documentation 9.40 MB

2020/21 system assessment 

  • Status: System endorsed, awaiting field visit by assessor (deadline 19 December 2022)
  • Type: Endorsement of a new system
  • Assessor: TJ Consulting 
  • PEFC General Assembly postal ballot: 19 May - 19 June 2021
  • Consultation: 28 August - 27 October 2020

Watch the recording of the webinar to find out more about this national system.

Endorsement milestones

To maintain its PEFC endorsement, the system must meet specific endorsement milestones. The first milestone is the start of the periodic review within five years of the national approval of the sustainable forest management standard.

  • National approval date: 24 June 2020
  • Review date: 24 June 2025

System history

  • System endorsed: 19 June 2021*
  • Joined PEFC: 13 November 2019

* Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the mandatory field visit could not be conducted. The assessor will verify the findings of the endorsement through a field visit by 19 December 2022.


Mariya Maha
National Secretary

Association National Voluntary Certification System 
Starokozacka Str. 5
44049 Dnipro

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