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    Keeping track of the 35,000+ species listed under CITES has now been made easier through
    the development of an online database-driven Checklist of CITES species
  • Lao PDR and Thailand Develop Joint Strategic Plan to Strengthen Wildlife Law Enforcement Cooperation at Thai-Lao Border
    Lao PDR and Thailand Develop Joint Strategic Plan to Strengthen Wildlife Law Enforcement Cooperation at Thai-Lao Border
    25-26 July 2013, The Lao Government hosted the 2nd Bilateral Meeting between Lao PDR and
    Thailand on Wildlife Law Enforcement Cooperation in Vientiane Capital in Lao PDR.
  • USAID and ARREST Forensic Training of ASEAN and China Scientists
    USAID and ARREST Forensic Training of ASEAN and China Scientists
    Wildlife scientists and experts from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and the PR of China are finishing a week long forensic training course which was held at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife Forensic Laboratory (NFWFL) in Ashland, OR
  • Global Cooperation Curbs Illegal Wildlife Online Trade in U.S. and Southeast Asia
    Global Cooperation Curbs Illegal Wildlife Online Trade in U.S. and Southeast Asia
    Between August 8 and August 22, 2012, government agencies from Asia and the United States participated in a global operation that aims to disrupt the widespread trading of protected wildlife and wildlife parts through the internet.
  • DENR declares all-out war vs wildlife poachers
    DENR declares all-out war vs wildlife poachers
    Philippines, 5 July 2013 - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared an all-out war against poachers of wildlife species, especially those endemic to the country, after authorities seized a large number of protected animals during a raid on a home in Tondo, Manila
  • African, Asian and North American Law Enforcement Officers Team up to Apprehend Wildlife Criminals
    African, Asian and North American Law Enforcement Officers Team up to Apprehend Wildlife Criminals
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ASEAN-WEN Newsletter, Vol. 2/2010

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An INITIATIVE OF ALL TEN MEMBER COUNTRIES          VOL. 2/2010

Myanmar hosts the ASEAN-WEN’s 5th Annual Meeting   

At the 5th Annual Meeting of the ASEAN-WEN in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Southeast Asian governments and international partners expressed strong commitments to further foster law enforcement and strengthen collaboration to tackle wildlife crime. Significant progress by authorities was acknowledged in wildlife crime prosecution, judicial mechanisms, and transnational investigations of African ivory trafficking.          Read full story

Cambodia officially establishes Coordination Unit and
Task Force                                                     

                                                                                                                                                   
Cambodia’s Wildlife Enforcement Network Coordination Unit (CWCU) is officially established. Housed within the Department of Legislation and Law Enforcement to ensure sustainability, the CWCU will oversee all activities related to wildlife law enforcement and help coordinate with other ASEAN countries on cross-border investigations.   

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  NETWORK NEWS                                   

VIET NAM PROBES INTERNATIONAL 
IVORY SMUGGLING


Authorities in Viet Nam have launched an investigation into what appear to be connected ivory smuggling cases, following the discovery of mutliple tons of elephant tusks by Customs during two separate seizures at Hai Phong in May, 2010.
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ASEAN-WEN training helps viet nam airport tackle Wildlife Trafficking


Check-in counter attendants, baggage handlers, customs and immigration officers, and security officials were trained on how to effectively detect and stop wildlife trafficking at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport in Viet Nam in June, 2010.
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ANNOUNCEMENT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on ASEAN-WEN

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REinforcing united efforts to combat environmental crimes



The latest Asia Regional Partners Forum on Combating Environmental Crimes (ARPEC) met on 22-23 June, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss and coordinate united efforts to combat environmental crimes in the Asia Pacific region.
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South Asian Countries Plan to Replicate ASEAN-WEN



The development of a South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SA-WEN) was mapped out at the First Meeting of the South Asia Experts Group on Illegal Wildlife Trade held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from May 18-19, 2010.
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Recent Publications


Training  Management  Packages (TMPs)
and Manuals



Standardized multi-language Training Management Packages and Training Manuals to help ASEAN member countries improve wildlife law enforcement.

To obtain TMPs and Manuals or for more information, please
contact the PCU.

new billboard warns against wildlife trafficking in viet nam



The Government of Viet Nam and ASEAN-WEN launched an outdoor awareness campaign with a large billboard on the road to the Noi Bai International Airport in
Ha Noi to remind residents and visitors that "Wildlife Trafficking is Punishable by Law."

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what's ahead?

Judiciary Workshop
Pattaya, Thailand
28-31 July 2010

Nature Crime Investigation Course (NCIC)
tentatively August, Lao PDR

TRACE Forensics Workshop
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2-7 August 2010

Judiciary Workshop
Cambodia
18-19 August 2010


Judiciary Workshop
Lao PDR
1-2 September 2010

Enforcement Ranger Training Course
Indonesia
15-30 September 2010


 

 

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