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Seminar: Using financial investigation measures to combat economic crimes and wildlife crimes

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Seminar: Using financial investigation measures to combat economic crimes and wildlife crimes
(August 12, 2022) On August 12, 2022, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – Viet nam Program in cooperation with the Department of International Cooperation and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (Department 13), Viet Nam Supreme People’s Procuracy and the University of Portsmouth, UK organized a seminar “Using financial investigation measures to combat economic crimes and wildlife crimes''. The seminar is implemented within the framework of the project "Combating Wildlife ...

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Mock trial on adjudicating offences against regulations on management and protection of endangered and rare animals

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Mock trial on adjudicating offences against regulations on management and protection of endangered and rare animals
(July 29, 2022) On July 29, 2022, at Hanoi Procuratorate University, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) - Viet Nam Program in collaboration with Hanoi Procuratorate University (HPU) organized a mock trial on adjucating offences against regulations on management and protection of endangered and rare animals. Following the training course "Enhance debating skills for students", this mock trial was conducted within the framework of the project “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Viet Nam” fun...

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Training on “Enhance debating skills for students”

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Training on “Enhance debating skills for students”
(July 26, 2022) On the 23rd and 24th of July 2022, in Vinh Phuc province, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – Viet Nam Program in collaboration with the Hanoi Procuratorate University organized a training on “Enhance debating skills for students”. The training is part of the series program "Strengthening training on combat illegal trade through mock trials" conducted within the framework of the project “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Viet Nam” funded by the Bureau of...

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Raising awareness of local wildlife-related businesses and facilities on zero wildlife crime

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Raising awareness of local wildlife-related businesses and facilities on zero wildlife crime
(July 27, 2022) On July 21, 2020 in Long Bien district of Ha Noi city, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) – Viet Nam Program and Environmental Police Division, Public Security Department of Ha Noi city held an awareness raising event on zero wildlife crime targeted at local wildlife-related businesses and facilities. Figure 1: Representative of People’s Police Academy presenting current regulations on wildlife protection, Ha Noi, July 2022, Photo by: HNPC05 About 70 representatives of wil...

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Launching workshop on “Point to Prove” - a reference guide for legal application in handling wildlife-related cases

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Launching workshop on “Point to Prove” - a reference guide for legal application in handling wildlife-related cases
(July 23, 2022) On July 22, 2022, WCS collaborated with the Department of Legal Affairs and Scientific Management (Dept. 14), The Supreme People’s Procuracy of Viet Nam to organize a workshop to introduce and guide how to use the "Point to Prove (P2P) - A reference guide for legal application in handling wildlife related cases". The activity is implemented within the Combating Wildlife Trafficking project in Viet Nam funded by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (IN...

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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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