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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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PRESS RELEASE

A big step forward in the fight against wildlife crime

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

 

CITES welcomes new Secretary General of INTERPOL and adoption of General Assembly resolution on Environmental Security

At the 83rd session of the ICPO-INTERPOL General Assembly meeting in Monaco from 3 to 7 November 2014, Mr.Jürgen Stock was elected as the new INTERPOL Secretary General. The 55-year-old Vice-President of the German Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) took over from Mr. Ronald K. Noble of the United States of America, who stepped down after 14 years of service as INTERPOL Secretary General.

From the crime scene to the courtroom: ICCWC releases Guidelines on ivory

ICCWC Senior Experts Group meets in Geneva to review delivery of activities to combat wildlife crime

The Senior Experts Group of the International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) met in Geneva last week to discuss progress with its collaborative activities to combat wildlife crime.

ICCWC launches Strategic Mission 2014-2016 outlining its strategies to combat wildlife and forest crime

The International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) today further strengthened its efforts by launching the ICCWC Strategic Mission 2014-2016.

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