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New UNEP and INTERPOL Study Finds Environmental Crime Worth up to US$213 Billion Each Year
Nairobi, 25 June 2014– Global environmental crime, worth up to US$213 billion each year, is helping finance criminal, militia and terrorist groups and threatening the security and sustainable development of many nations, acc ...
Wednesday 25 Jun 2014
Response to elephant poaching and ivory trafficking focus of new INTERPOL report
NAIROBI, Kenya – With record levels of global ivory seizures in 2013, a new INTERPOL report highlights the need for greater information sharing to enable a more proactive and effective law enforcement response against traffi ...
Thursday 19 Jun 2014
UN Helicopter Returns Gorilla Orphan to DR Congo
Goma, 26 May 2014- An endangered female Grauer's gorilla, confiscated from poachers in Rwanda three years ago, was airlifted home to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) by United Nations peacekeepers on May 18 in a t ...
Monday 26 May 2014
UNODC has launched its 'Global Programme for Combating Wildlife and Forest Crime'.
The Global Programme will deliver assistance on a regional and national basis to support law enforcement responses, put in place appropriate legislation to address this crime, strengthen investigative, prosecutorial and judi ...
Friday 06 Jun 2014