South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

Wildlife crime has emerged as one of the greatest threats to the survival of many wildlife species in South Asia as well as across the globe. This organized crime involving multi-billion dollars is highly trans-national and remains flourishing as a result of weak legal framework and/or lax enforcement in the source, transit and destination countries. Curbing the wildlife crime demands…
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About Us

Mission
Mission

To strengthen, promote and co-ordinate regional co-operation for curbing illegal wildlife trade that threatens the wild flora and fauna of…
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Goals
Goals

Strengthening wildlife law enforcement to combat wildlife crime through communication, coordination, collaboration, capacity building and cooperation.
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Objectives

To take initiatives for bringing harmonization and standardization in laws and policies of member countries concerning conservation of wild fauna…
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SAWEN Operation Modality

The operational modality of SAWEN consists of a General Assembly as an apex body of SAWEN comprising minister of the…
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Wildlife Crime News

07 Sep
MP: 3 accused arrested with Pangolin sent to jail

India:  Crime cases are on the rise in Madhya Pradesh these days. Now, in the recent…

08 Sep
5.69 tonnes of Red Sanders seized

India: DRI sleuths seized 5.69 tonnes of Red Sanders on Monday night near the toll…

07 Sep
Ivory seized; 5 wildlife smugglers held

India: Baleswar forest officials conducted a raid at and seized three elephant tusks and arrested five…

09 Sep
Four held for trying to sell whale ambergris

Bengaluru: The north-east division police have nabbed four interstate miscreants involved in ambergris smuggling. Around 11…

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