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Australian Government Research into Transnational Environmental Crime Concludes

Australian Government Research into Transnational Environmental Crime Concludes

14 July 2014 marked the end of the Australian Government’s three-year contribution to the research project into transnational environmental crime (TEC). This research operated under the auspice of...

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Asia & the Pacific, Biodiversity, Good Governance, INECE Secretariat, News, Regions | 0 commentsRead More

IMPEL: European countries continue to tackle illegal waste shipments together

IMPEL: European countries continue to tackle illegal waste shipments together

A new press release from IMPEL highlights the findings of a report on work to improve inspections of trans-frontier shipments of waste. The project,  Enforcement Actions III, encouraged best...

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Joint Operational Workshop on Stopping E-waste Crime Held in Indonesia

Joint Operational Workshop on Stopping E-waste Crime Held in Indonesia

On 14-16 July 2014, Indonesia hosted a regional Operational Workshop on Controlling Environmentally Regulated Substances at Seaports for Police Authorities, Customs Officers and Environmental...

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in E-Waste, INECE Secretariat, News, Seaports | 0 commentsRead More

Promotion Of Compliance Assistance For Nairobi River Basin Enterprises

Promotion Of Compliance Assistance For Nairobi River Basin Enterprises

20 firms join forces to save Nairobi River Background Nairobi river basin has 3 rivers namely Ngong, Mathare and Nairobi. This basin is home to 80% of Kenya’s manufacturing and service industry...

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Important case on illegal trade in protected and endangered species decided in Belgium

Important case on illegal trade in protected and endangered species decided in Belgium

In a CITES case, the criminal court in Ghent (Belgium) condemned yesterday 5 people for forgery of documents (CITES certificates), criminal organisation, money laundery and bird protection...

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Biodiversity, Europe & Central Asia, INECE Secretariat, News | 0 commentsRead More

UNEP Gets Mandate to Combat Air Pollution, Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Timber

UNEP Gets Mandate to Combat Air Pollution, Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Timber

Cutting air pollution can save millions of lives annually, cut global warming in half Nairobi, 28 June 2014 – Wrapping up its week-long deliberations Friday night, the inaugural UN Environment...

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in INECE Secretariat, News | 0 commentsRead More

UNEP: Illegal Trade in Wildlife and Timber Products Finances Criminal and Militia Groups, Threatening Security and Sustainable Development

Nairobi, 24 June 2014 - Global environmental crime, worth up to US$213 billion each year, is helping finance criminal, militia and terrorist groups and threatening the security and sustainable...

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in INECE Secretariat, News | 0 commentsRead More

The Role of International Standard Setting Bodies in Coordinating EIA and ECE Functions

The Role of International Standard Setting Bodies in Coordinating EIA and ECE Functions

A new paper, published online by the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), explores how international standard-setting bodies influence coordination between environmental impact...

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9th Newsflash of the Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Waste Published

9th Newsflash of the Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Waste Published

The ninth  issue of  the REN Newsflash,  which is prepared under the  framework of the Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Wastes (REN), funded by the Swedish International...

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Asia & the Pacific, INECE Secretariat, News, Regions, Seaports | 0 commentsRead More

Next Generation Compliance Theory, Research and Practice

Image credit: NASA Improving Environmental Performance Next Generation Compliance Theory, Research and Practice A collaborative workshop...

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in INECE Secretariat, News | 0 commentsRead More

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