Tag Archives: ASEAN

East Asian Leaders Recognize Wildlife Crime as a Regional Non-Traditional Security Threat

On October 9, Secretary of State John Kerry attended the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) – U.S. Summit in Brunei. The summit provided the ideal platform to showcase the collaborative efforts of the U.S. Government and ASEAN stakeholders in … Continue reading

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APEC Stakeholders Highlight Importance of NGOs in Combating Illicit Trade

From September 23-15, 2013 government agencies, law enforcement agencies, judges and prosecutors, private sector organizations and NGOs met in Bangkok, Thailand for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Pathfinder Dialogue with ASEAN and PIF Partners on Corruption and Illicit Trade. The … Continue reading

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ASEAN-WEN Charts Course for Sustainability

All ten ASEAN Members States finally agreed to financially sustain the ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network during their 8th Annual ASEAN-WEN Meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand from June 3-5.  Members agreed that each country should prepare financial contributions to the regional … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Chinese Secondment to ASEAN-WEN Bolsters Regional Cooperation.

In a first-of-its-kind event, a Chinese government official concluded a three-month secondment to the ASEAN-WEN secretariat. Ms. Shi Ronghong, Deputy Chief of Convention Affairs of the CITES Management Authority of China, was based in Bangkok from January 6 through April … Continue reading

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ASEAN Member Countries Agree to Sustain ASEAN-Wildlife Enforcement Network

Ministers, senior officers and focal points from the 10 ASEAN member states met in Bangkok on March 3 and 4, alongside the 16th CITES Conference of the Parties to review the progress of ASEAN cooperation on CITES and ASEAN-WEN and … Continue reading

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ARREST Progress October through December 2012

The months October through December built further momentum against transnational wildlife crime. The ARREST Program and its partners are reducing demand for wildlife in Vietnam through multi-media public engagement, in Cambodia with the debut of wildlife awareness signage in its … Continue reading

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ASEAN Parliamentarians Resolve to Combat Wildlife Crime. September 2012

Over 400 parliamentarians convened for the 33rd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter- Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in Lombok, Indonesia and approved a resolution to strengthen law enforcement and regional cooperation to combat wildlife crime. The AIPA is a regional parliamentary … Continue reading

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