Tag Archives: Supply and Demand

14 April 2015

Executive Director of the UNODC: ‘balanced approach, addressing supply and demand, in a spirit of shared responsibility, is needed’ to combat wildlife crime

‘Wildlife and forest crime … has the potential, not only to devastate the environment, but also to undermine the social, political and economic well-being of societies, while generating billions of dollars for criminal gangs and sustaining their illicit activities’, General Assembly President Sam Kutesa told a high-level event held as part of the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | Doha: UN conference stresses grave need to combat wildlife crime