EIA senior campaigners will tomorrow (Tuesday, May 21) be joining a key meeting hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales and Owen Paterson, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The meeting marks the beginning of a process to secure greater commitment from Heads of State to combat wildlife crime
In February of this year, EIA published a report on the illegal smuggling of timber from Mozambique to China entitled First Class Connections: Log Smuggling, Illegal Logging and Corruption in Mozambique, highlighting the role of Chinese traders in facilitating the illegal flow of stolen timber.
At the upcoming 22nd Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) meeting in Vienna, we have been invited to speak on the issue of wildlife and forest crime together with WWF in a session hosted by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Download our joint briefing with WWF and TRAFFIC to CCPCJ here
EIA campaigners are in Vienna for a meeting of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), which begins on Monday (April 22). EIA and others will be pushing for it to expand the work of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime to address illicit trafficking in protected species of wild fauna and flora
Each week on Sunday mornings Points of View, a different charity has three minutes to make its case and ask for support for its work. It’s quite a challenge, but we are excited to say that EIA will have a Radio 4 appeal broadcast on April 7!