The Rise of Environmental Crime

Date posted: 
Jun 30 2016

/Nairobi, 4 June 2016 - The value of environmental crime is 26 per cent larger than previous estimates, at $91-258 billion today compared to $70-213 billion in 2014, according to a rapid response report published today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL.

2nd INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

16 Nov 2015 - 18 Nov 2015

INTERPOL is pleased to announce the 2nd INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Events, to be hosted by the new INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) from 16 to 18 November 2015, in Singapore.

The 2015 events will include the following:


INTERPOL launches Project Eden to target illegal waste

Date of Release: 
Nov 13 2013

INTERPOL’s Project Eden, targeting the illegal trade and disposal of waste, has been officially launched during the INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Events in Kenya.

Through Project Eden, INTERPOL aims to raise the profile of this transnational crime which in addition to threatening the quality of the global environment and posing a significant risk to human health, also undermines international conventions, undercuts legitimate treatment facilities and causes economic harm due to the loss of recoverable raw materials.


INTERPOL and Environment Canada share expertise to fight wildlife crime

Date of Release: 
Jul 27 2012

INTERPOL and Environment Canada have signed an agreement to boost the capacity of wildlife law enforcement around the world by sharing customized wildlife officer training courses on the illegal trade in endangered species, with a particular focus on Africa.


INTERPOL Environmental Crime Programme 9th Newsletter

Date of Release: 
Mar 20 2012

In this issue we announce and highlight our unprecedented event of the year, the International Chiefs of Environmental Compliance and Enforcement where environmental enforcement leaders from around the world will come together to develop an international strategy for environmental security.

Feel free to forward the newsletter on to other interested parties and please note that the newsletter can also be downloaded by visiting

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