Tag Archives: Endangered Species Trafficking

International Investigator Training Targets Wildlife Trafficking Hotspot

  From March 16-24, twenty-six law enforcement officers from Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Thailand underwent an intensive bilateral investigations training course at a major endangered species smuggling corridor. The course focused on investigation techniques to detect ongoing wildlife trafficking … Continue reading

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AIPA and ASEAN-WEN Continue Cooperation on Wildlife Legislation and Enforcement Policy Outreach

From September 18-22, the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held its 34th General Assembly in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.  His Majesty the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam officially launched the event with a speech underscoring the importance of cooperation between the executives … Continue reading

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ARREST Program Engages Youth at Community Service Fair

On September 5th, FREELAND was invited to Bangkok Patana School to showcase the efforts of the USAID-funded ARREST (Asia’s Regional Response to Endangered Species Trafficking) Program and engage youth at the annual Community Service Fair (CSF). More than 500 students … Continue reading

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Cambodian Cartoons Help to Fight Wildlife Crime and Consumption

Wildlife Alliance, an NGO fighting wildlife crime in Cambodia, completed two captivating animated Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to be aired throughout Cambodia. The PSAs address the issue of the illegal wildlife consumption and encourage the public to not only stop … Continue reading

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Vietnam Government’s Youth Brass Join Campaign to Reduce Wildlife Consumption

In the lead up to International Biodiversity Day on May 22, The Vietnamese government took steps to engage youth not only to address the problem of wildlife consumption in Vietnam, but also encourage future generations to realize the importance of … Continue reading

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Indonesian WEN Equipped to Implement and Sustain Training to Counter Wildlife Trafficking

The fight against illegal wildlife trade in Asia took another step forward with the successful completion of an intense seven day training course for government and law enforcement officers in Indonesia. With funding support from the USAID ARREST (Asia’s Regional … Continue reading

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