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Joint combat against environmental crimes



Posted on 15 November 2018
In addition to, prevention from illegal hunting and better public understanding on preventive measures are also important for elimination of this type of crime.
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WWF-Mongolia aims to enhance cooperation among government agencies, improve knowledge and skills of personnel, as well as supports conservation related joint training, monitoring and inspection. Within this framework, “Environmental Crime Prevention Council”, founded in 4 provinces of Altai-Sayan Ecoregion, had a meeting from 7 to 12 October, 2018.     
The meeting was organized in each provinces, representatives of The Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs, Crime Prevention Coordination Unit, province courts, Prosecutor's Office, Police, Customs, Specialized Inspection agency, border troops and WWF-Mongolia participated. Participants exchanged views on Environmental Crime Prevention Council, and its stakeholders’ accomplishment and problems they face. It is not an easy task to detect cases of poaching and illegal wildlife trade. The reason is such crimes are organized. The parties agreed that they could reduce this threat as a result of the cooperation of law enforcement agencies, citizens and the public.
In addition to, prevention from illegal hunting and better public understanding on preventive measures are also important for elimination of this type of crime.           
 
In addition to, prevention from illegal hunting and better public understanding on preventive measures are also important for elimination of this type of crime.
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