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Seminar review on “04-year implementation of resolution 05/2018/NQ-HDTP guiding the application of article 234 and article 244 on of the penal code”

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Seminar review on “04-year implementation of resolution 05/2018/NQ-HDTP guiding the application of article 234 and article 244 on of the penal code”
(May 27, 2022) Quang Ninh Province, May 27, 2022: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) - Viet Nam Program in collaboration with Department of Legal affair and Science Management - The Supreme People’s Court (SPC) held the seminar “Review the 04-year implementation of Resolution 05/2018/NQ-HDTP guiding the application of Article 234 on crimes of violating regulations on wildlife protection, Article 244 on crimes of violating regulations on protection of endangered and rare species of the Penal Co...

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Technical update meeting: Enhancing the participation of female police officers in prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade

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Technical update meeting: Enhancing the participation of female police officers in prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade
(April 14, 2022) On April 14th, 2022 in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – Viet Nam Program and the Environment Police Department, Ministry of Public Security (MPS) held a technical update meeting on increasing the participation of female police officers in prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade (IWT). The meeting was conducted within the framework of the Partners Against Wildlife Crime project funded by the European Union in Vietnam. Delegates atte...

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Planning meeting on measures to enhance the participation of people and social organizations in illegal willdife trade prevention and combating in Viet Nam

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Planning meeting on measures to enhance the participation of people and social organizations in illegal willdife trade prevention and combating in Viet Nam
(April 02, 2022) On March 30th, 2022 in Hue city, Thua Thien Hue province, the Widllife Conservation Society (WCS) – Viet Nam Program and the University of Law, Hue University (HUL) held a planning meeting on measures to enhance the participation of people and social organizations in illegal wildlife trade prevention and combating in Vietnam. Participanted attended the workshop, Thua Thien Hue, March 2022 Attending the planning meeting were lecturers, students of HUL and representatives of f...

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Rodent Sampling For Rickettsia And Hantavirus Surveillance

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Rodent Sampling For Rickettsia And Hantavirus Surveillance
(October 10, 2021) WCS introduces a training video to assist our government partners from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) and the Department of Animal Health (DAH) in training health and field staff in rodent sample collection. The video aims to provide detailed protocols protocol on equipment preparation; rodent euthanasia methods with isoflurane; and instructions to safely collect and transport tissue samples from rodents for surveillance of zoonotic pathogens, such as rickettsial patho...

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Technical update meeting on prevention and combating wildlife trafficking in the situation of the COVID-19

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Technical update meeting on prevention and combating wildlife trafficking in the situation of the COVID-19
(December 18, 2021) In 2021, authorities in Vietnam detected more than 1,500 illegal wildlife trade cased, sanctioned administrative violations with a total amount of nearly 11 billion VND. These numbers were presented at the "Technical update meeting on prevention and combating wildlife trafficking in the situation of the COVID-19" organized by the Environmental Police Department - Ministry of public security and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – Viet Nam Program on December 17, 2021. The works...

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Improving skills in designing class activities for lecturers of Hanoi Procuratorate University

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Improving skills in designing class activities for lecturers of Hanoi Procuratorate University
(November 20, 2021) On November 16-17, 2021, the Hanoi Procuratorate University (HPU) and WCS Vietnam organized a training course on "Designing action in teaching" in HPU’s international conference room and on virtual Zoom platform. Participants in the training course, Ha Noi, November 2021  The training course aims to equip HPU’s lecturers, especially those are assigned to teach the course module on "The role of prosecutors in handling wildlife-related cases ", with m...

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Training on “Wildlife morbidity/mortality report” in Nghe An province

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 Training on “Wildlife morbidity/mortality report” in Nghe An province
(June 26, 2020)   -   On June 25 - 26, 2020, in Nghe An province, more than 30 officials of Pu Mat National Park, Forest Protection Department, Department of Animal Health and Production of Nghe An Province, Forest Protection Station, Veterinary Station of Con Cuong, Anh Son and Tuong Duong Districts, Nghe An Province participated in the training “Wildlife morbidity/mortality report” to improve their capacity in monitoring and reporting morbidity/mortality of wildlife in the wild populations.

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Signing Ceremony of Viet Nam One Health Partnership Framework for Zoonoses, phase 2021-2025

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Signing Ceremony of Viet Nam One Health Partnership Framework for Zoonoses, phase 2021-2025
(March 23, 2021) 31 signatories in the Signing Ceremony of Viet Nam One Health Partnership Framework for Zoonoses, phase 2021-2025On 23 March 2021 in Ha Noi, H.E. Mr. Phung Duc Tien – Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, H.E. Mr. Do Xuan Tuyen – Vice Minister of Health and H.E. Mr. Vo Tuan Nhan – Vice Minister of Natural Resources and Environment co-chaired the Signing Ceremony of Viet Nam One Health Partnership (OHP) Framework on Zoonoses, phase 2021-2025. H.E Phung Duc Tien sai...

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Training on wildlife cases for Vietnamese police

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Training on wildlife cases for Vietnamese police
(June 25, 2020)   -   On 16-18/6/2020 and 23-25/6/2020, 70 economic and environment police officers participated in two training courses on wildlife crime investigation. These officers are currently working at central and local levels in 13 provinces and cities that are the key locations where illegal wildlife trade occurs.

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