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Successful operation highlights growing international cooperation to combat wildlife crime

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CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the ICCWC high-level side event at the 13th UN Crime Congress - Doha, Qatar

Wildlife and Forest Crime: A Serious Crime

A High-level Side Event at the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES

Doha, Qatar, 13 April 2015

Calls for wildlife and forest crime to be treated as serious crime

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World Wildlife Day 2015 – It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime

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Ministers further enhance international cooperation to combat rhinoceros poaching and illegal trade in rhinoceros horn

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UNODC news update: workshops on 'recovering the proceeds from wildlife and forest crime'

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INTERPOL news item: INTERPOL report on illegal bear trade highlights need for greater enforcement coordination

LYON, France - An INTERPOL report has underlined the need for greater coordinated enforcement efforts worldwide to combat the illegal trade in bears to ensure that offenders are identified and prosecuted and that the illegal trade does not have a lasting impact on bear species.

The “Assessment on Illegal Bear Trade” report by INTERPOL’s Environmental Security unit highlights in particular how poaching and the illegal trade of bears, their parts and derivatives continue on a large scale worldwide.

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INTERPOL news item: Hundreds of animals seized in operation targeting wildlife trafficking across Asia

LYON, France – A five-month long INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting wildlife trafficking in tigers and other big cats across Asia has resulted in the seizure of hundreds of animals and more than 160 arrests.

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UNODC news update: Expert group on timber analysis meets in Vienna

Expert group on timber analysis meets in Vienna

 

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A big step forward in the fight against wildlife crime

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A big step forward in the fight against wildlife crime

CITES supports INTERPOL Operation to locate known environmental criminals,
including wanted wildlife crime kingpins

 

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