ICCWC

UNODC Special Event "Addressing the nexus between wildlife and forest crime and corruption"


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Strategy to combat illegal wildlife trade in Central Asia marks International Snow Leopard Day

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Timber Expert Group Meeting, 7-9 October 2015


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Targeted training for Bangladesh law enforcement authorities on CITES and special investigative techniques to combat wildlife and forest crime

UNODC News Update: Container Profiling Workshops - West Africa

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UNODC News Update: Vietnam Toolkit Presentation

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CITES Secretariat welcomes adoption of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with specific Targets to end poaching and trafficking of wildlife

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PRESS RELEASE

CITES Secretariat confirms the arrest of former wildlife director in Guinea and applauds national authorities' work

The CITES Secretariat has received formal confirmation from INTERPOL, an ICCWC (International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime) partner, that Mr. Ansoumane Doumbouya, the former wildlife director and head of the CITES Management Authority of Guinea was arrested on 14 August 2015 by the Police (the National Central Bureau of Interpol) for his suspected role in corrupt and fraudulent actions in the issuance of CITES export permits.

INTERPOL hosts meetings on forestry and fisheries crime in Central and South America

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Elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking cases addressed at INTERPOL meeting

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Sharing investigative information on elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking was the focus of a Regional Investigative and Analytical Case Meeting for southern Africa. The four-day (20 – 23 July) meeting, held at INTERPOL’s Regional Bureau in Harare and supported by INTERPOL’s environmental security unit enabled 25 officials from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe to directly discuss several ongoing transnational cases.

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