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 elements

Sustainable forest management standardYes
Sustainable forest management standard (plantation)No
Sustainable forest management standard (trees outside forests)No
Group certification requirementsYes
Chain of custody requirements (PEFC International)Yes
Certification body requirements for chain of custody (PEFC International)Yes
Full system documentationYes

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: 22 June 2020
  • Review date: 22 June 2025
Ukrainian national system endorsement milestones 143.80 KB

2020-23 system assessment 

  • Status: System endorsed
  • Type: Endorsement of a new system
  • Assessment report
  • 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.

System history

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


Mariya Maha

Alla Oborska
National Secretary

Association National Voluntary Certification System 
Starokozacka Str. 5
44049 Dnipro

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