The Role of Corruption in Wildlife and Forest Crime

A briefing to the sixth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, November 2-6, 2015, St Petersburg, Russia.

Using case studies taken from our investigations, this briefing details how corruption pervades the illegal wildlife trade, illegal logging and the trade in stolen timber.

It calls for anti-corruption strategies to be deployed in combating these crimes.

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