environmental crime

To tackle environment crime, take action: Experts

Date of Release: 
Nov 18 2015

SINGAPORE: Tackling environmental crime is no longer about coming up with resolutions, but about taking action, said experts at the 2nd INTERPOL-United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference on Tuesday (Nov 17).

Issues like illegal wildlife trade and waste management, especially electronic waste, were high on the agenda.

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Technical Workshop on Environmental Crime: A New Priority Area of ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC)

Date: 
22 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

Environmental issues have been given increasing importance by governments worldwide, due to their wide-ranging impact on human security and sustainable long-term economic development. These issues are non-traditional security threats and are becoming more transnational in nature. With its rich natural resources, the ASEAN region is at risk of being a center for transnational crime.

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