See also:


Countering Illegal Logging and the linkage between Forest Crime and Corruption in Indonesia
Project Training Programme on Wildlife Trafficking for Border Law Officers within PATROL
Countering forest crimes in the ASEAN region - Joint UNODC-ASEAN project
Strengthening the response Against Exploitation of Forestry Resources through Organized Law Enforcement (SAFROLE)
Strengthening the capacity of the forestry protection department's task force on forest crime


Environmental crimes earn 25% of transnational crime's USD 90 billion annual revenues, says UNODC report
(25 April 2013)
Wildlife crime firmly on the UNODC agenda in Southeast Asia
(5 March 2013)
New UNODC publication examines impact of corruption on the environment
(9 April 2012)


Related Documents

Addressing the multiple threats of environmental crimes in East Asia and the Pacific:
Technical assistance strategy 2009 - 2012
(14 December 2009)

Natural Resources and Hazardous Substances

UNODC combats organized crime and corruption associated with unlawful conduct affecting the environment

Programme Outcomes

Trafficking of illicit natural resources (including wildlife) and hazardous substances identified and effectively acted on

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Programme Outputs

  • A regional strategy in place to prevent and suppress trafficking in illicit natural resources and hazardous substances
  • Effective environmental governance policies and regulatory frameworks established and implemented
  • Informed and capable law enforcement and specialised officials
  • Mechanisms established to promote cooperation between responsible agencies within and across borders
  • Producers and consumers effectively engaged in reducing demand for illegal natural resources and hazardous substances

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Forest Crimes