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WCS provides assistance on a lion bone trafficking case

WCS provides assistance on a lion bone trafficking case
(March 02, 2020) Untitled Document On 2nd March 2020, WCS met with representatives of Customs, Police, Forestry Administration, Phnom Penh Court and Wildlife Alliance, to discuss technical support to a case of suspected lion bone trafficking. The meeting followed a seizure of >280kg big cat bones made by the Ministry of Interior’s Counter-Counterfeit Committee, Ministry of Commerce, and Phnom Penh Customs in late December, which resulted in the arrest of two Vietnamese nationals in conn...

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Raising awareness of wildlife trafficking

Raising awareness of wildlife trafficking
(July 23, 2019) Untitled Document In July 2019 WCS in collaboration with the Club of Cambodian Journalists, organized a workshop on "the role of the media in responding to the wildlife trafficking”, to increase the interest of journalists and the coverage of wildlife trafficking issues in the Cambodian media. Seventy-nine Cambodian journalists participated and national media (print, online and tv) covered the event. The workshop was funded by the UK Government through the Illegal Wildlife...

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Technical meeting between Viet Nam and Cambodia on strengthening cross-border collaboration to combat wildlife trafficking

Technical meeting between Viet Nam and Cambodia on strengthening cross-border collaboration to combat wildlife trafficking
(March 26, 2019) Da Nang, March 25-26, 2019 -- Representatives from Customs of Viet Nam and Cambodia and Cambodian National Police met to discuss cross-border collaboration to combat wildlife trafficking in a two-day meeting in Da Nang, Viet Nam on 25-26 March. The meeting provided an opportunity for participants to share information on the roles of each agency, typical cases of cross-border wildlife trafficking, and sophisticated tactics of traders, highlighting that intelligence sharing between Customs an...

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WCS, Ministry of Justice discuss cooperation to combat wildlife trafficking

WCS, Ministry of Justice discuss cooperation to combat wildlife trafficking
(March 13, 2019) Phnom Penh -- In March 2019 the Ministry of Justice and WCS jointly organized a workshop on transnational wildlife trafficking at Phnom Penh Hotel. Seventy-six participants including Judges and Prosecutors from each of the 24 provinces and staff from the Ministry of Justice participated in the workshop to discuss and develop recommendations on how to strengthen efforts to combat wildlife trafficking in Cambodia. The meeting focused on key issues including investigations of trafficking and the ma...

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Final meeting of the EU-funded LACANET project on Wildlife Health

Final meeting of the EU-funded LACANET project on Wildlife Health
(December 17, 2017)   -   The Laos Cambodia One Health Network brought together various stakeholders from government, NGOs, private sector and health experts to....

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Local Communities Obtain Approval for Community Protected Areas Establishment

Local Communities Obtain Approval for Community Protected Areas Establishment
(November 29, 2017)   -   Local communities in three villages have received approvals from the provincial authority and Ministry of Environment (MoE) to establish Community Protected...

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