UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
The 11th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention
and Criminal Justice will takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, from
18 to 25 April 2005.
CITES-related issues will be discussed under substantive
item 1G: Effective measures to combat transnational organized
crime - illicit trafficking of protected species of wild flora
and fauna. CITES Management Authorities are invited to liaise
with their national delegations that will attend the Congress
and to encourage them to participate in discussions on this agenda
item, in order to help raise awareness of illicit trade in wildlife
and to encourage increased enforcement of the Convention.
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more information regarding the Congress.
The discussion paper that includes details regarding item 1G
can be found here.