EIA has prepared a briefing document ahead of SC75 to analyse a) the progress made by a number of countries in the NIAP process and b) the Secretariat’s associated analyses of progress This document contains a number of EIA recommendations to SC75’
st and Central Africa continues to raise concerns among Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) as a significant hub for global wildlife trafficking.
It’s called the National Ivory Action Plan (NIAP) and was designed to improve elephants chances of survival from illegal killing. Parties to CITES ( Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) are identified for inclusion in the NIAP if they have worrying levels of poaching and/or illegal ivory trade and […]
EIA encourages CITES Parties, the CITES Secretariat and Animals Committee to consider the information contained in this briefing document when reviewing the study on pangolins developed in accordance with Decision 18.240, paragraph c)
Nigeria has emerged as the main transit and export hub for trafficking in elephant ivory, pangolin scales and other wildlife, but this in-depth analysis of the country’s relevant laws aims to help turn the tide
The illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is a major form of transnational organised crime, generating annual income of between $7 billion and $23 billion a year for the criminal syndicates involved. Wildlife crime threatens biodiversity, fuels corruption and impacts public health and the economy.