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.


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

22 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
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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