PPTX

Report
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ASEAN Regional Wildlife Law Enforcement
Initiatives
ASEAN-WEN Program Coordination Unit
08 December 2012, Malaysia
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Southeast Asia’s central role in the Illegal Wildlife Trade
From South
Asia
From Africa
From South
America
Exporter and Source
From
Australia…
Importer and User/Consumer
Transit Point
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Establishment of ASEAN-WEN
ASEAN Wildlife Law Enforcement
Network (ASEAN-WEN) was
launched in December 2005 in
Bangkok, Thailand
Target membership open to officials
from CITES Authorities, Customs,
Police, Prosecutors, Specialized
Governmental Wildlife-law
Enforcement Organizations and
other relevant national law
enforcement agencies
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ASEAN Cooperation in Forestry
ASEAN Summit
(ASEAN Heads of State/Government)
Secretary General of ASEAN
AMAF
(ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry)
ASEAN Economic Community Dept.
SOM-AMAF
(Senior Officials Meeting of the
ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry)
Finance Industry Infrastructure Directorate
ASOF
Agric. Industry Nat. Resources
(ASEAN Senior Officials on Forestry)
Forestry
ASEAN Experts Group
on CITES
ASEAN Wildlife
Enforcement Network
Supporting
Organisations
ASEAN-WEN PCU
ASEAN-WEN General
Objectives based on its TOR
NATIONAL TASK
FORCES AND
INTER-AGENCY
COOPERATION ON
WILDLIFE
ENFORCEMENT
PUBLIC
AWARENESS
CAPACITY
BUILDING
COLLABORATION,
COOPERATION,
INFORMATION
SHARING AND
EXCHANGE
• Establishment and strengthening of national wildlife law enforcement agencies, task forces and interagency cooperation consisting of officials from CITES Management Authorities, Customs, police,
prosecutors, specialized governmental wildlife-law enforcement organizations and other relevant
national law enforcement agencies, for the effective enforcement of legislation governing the
conservation, trade and sustainable use of wild fauna and flora, the implementation of ASEAN-WEN
objectives, and collaboration in cross-border cooperation and coordination to enforce such legislation
• Conduct awareness raising programmes, such as the production of publications and other promotional
materials to raise the awareness of wildlife crime and illicit trade in wild fauna and flora
• Produce training materials on combating wildlife crime and illicit trade in wild fauna and flora, and
organize training activities for wildlife and other law enforcement officers or participate in relevant
training seminars for enforcement personnel
• Improve collaboration, cooperation and information exchange between and among law enforcement
agencies and national task forces
ASEAN-WEN National Focal Points
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ASEAN-WEN Focal Points and Task Forces
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ASEAN-WEN Secretariat and Supporting Organisations
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USAID ARREST Program
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1. Reducing Consumer Demand
2. Strengthening Law Enforcement
3. Strengthening and Sustaining
Regional Cooperation and AntiTrafficking Networks
Wildlife Trade Regulation
Species Identification
Protected Areas Enforcement
Investigation and Detection
Wildlife Forensics
Judiciary Awareness
Regional and National/Local
Coordination
Public and Leadership
Awareness
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304 Wildlife law enforcement actions
reported
38,895 protected live animals rescued
36,109 dead animals, parts, derivatives and
products recovered
94.6 metric tons of wild fauna
1,270 illegally logged timber recovered
1,233 wild plants, parts and derivatives
recovered
Estimated 11.5 million USD black market
value – may be more in terms of value of
ecosystem services and biodiversity value
Reported actions include 368 related
arrests and 40 convictions
2011 Enforcement Actions in ASEAN Summary
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56 Wildlife law enforcement actions
reported
13,605 protected live animals rescued
169 dead animals, parts, derivatives and
products recovered
13 metric tons of wild fauna
Illegally logged timber recovered
Estimated 7.52 million USD black market
value – may be more in terms of value of
ecosystem services and biodiversity value
Reported actions include 71 related arrests
and 4 convictions
2012 1st Quarter Enforcement Actions in ASEAN Summary
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78 Wildlife law enforcement actions
reported
17,765 protected live animals rescued
1,271 dead animals, parts, derivatives and
products recovered
2.34 metric tons of wild fauna
14,635 pieces of timber
6,960 wild plants, parts and derivatives
recovered
Estimated 1.154 million USD black market
value – may be more in terms of value of
ecosystem services and biodiversity value
Reported actions include 96 related
arrests and 7 convictions
2012 2nd Quarter Enforcement Actions in ASEAN Summary
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Support for Policy and
Legal Reform
Strengthening and
sustaining regional and
local networks and task
forces
Public Awareness and
Information Campaigns
Harmonization and
strengthening of wildlife
policy and legal frameworks
as a region
Common policy frameworks
and listing of protected wildlife
ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network (ASEAN-WEN)
Program Coordination Unit
c/o Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation
Ground Floor, Piroj Suvanakorn Building
61 Phaholyothin Road, Chatuchak,
Bangkok 10900, Thailand
Tel/Fax. +662 940 62 86
[email protected], www.asean-wen.org
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