Unified global action to end wildlife crime is critical if we are to stop the decline of ecosystems, reverse the extinction crisis facing wild animals and plants, and eliminate threats to human health.
The End Wildlife Crime coalition is established by conservationists, government representatives and academics, calling for an international agreement, the first of its kind, to end illegal wildlife trade. Our goal is a new protocol under the UN Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (UNCTOC) specifically covering wildlife crime.
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CITES COP19 – deciding the fate of 600 species
Part I: CITES COP19, what it is and why it’s important
November 18, 2022
Sophie le Clue
From the 14th-25th November around 2000 researchers, advocates, policy experts, traders and official representatives from up to 184 countries are attending a critical gathering in Panama – the 19th Conference of the Parties ...
Event and Webinar Recording: UNTOC CoP11 Side Event ‘How an Additional Protocol Can Help us Tackle Illicit Wildlife Trafficking”
November 7, 2022
UNTOC CoP11 side event on ‘How an additional Protocol can help us tackle illicit wildlife trafficking” co-hosted by the Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime, Gabon and Peru. The side event took place; Friday, 21 ...
PROGRAMA: CITES CoP19, Sesión Informativa Mundial de Expertos
September 19, 2022
Las reuniones de la Conferencia de las Partes (CoP) de la Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres (CITES) pueden ser bastante intensas, complejas y, a veces, controvertidas. ...