The WJC would like to thank everyone in the audience and around the world for bringing forward the below suggestions to address the issue of illegal wildlife trade in Viet Nam and more generally.
Author: The WJC
Last week, on 17 and 18 November 2016, the government of Viet Nam hosted the international Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade.
El País, 17/11/16
The panel reminds the Vietnamese government to fulfil its obligations under the relevant international conventions.
Al Jazeera, 14/11/16
The Guardian, 14/11/16
Mr. Asner is a member of the Wildlife Justice Commission’s Advisory Council.
The Operation Ambush Briefing provides insight into the journey tigers take to market, and how this is facilitated by organised criminality. It outlines how the growth in unregulated and private breeding may be enabling illegal trade, while at the same time wild tigers are being targeted to service demand in Viet Nam and China.
Kenya will burn 120 tons of ivory, and over 1.5 tons of rhino horn; the largest stockpile to ever be destroyed.
As the Wildlife Justice Commission steps into the next stage of its development, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Olivia Swaak-Goldman as Executive Director.
The Wildlife Justice Commission has presented the authorities of China with a Case File regarding a large organised criminal network trading internationally in endangered wildlife species.