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

02 Jun
Bangladesh’s ‘most prolific’ tiger poacher arrested after 20 years on the run

Bangladesh: After evading arrest for nearly 20 years, a “prolific” tiger poacher, charged with killing…

24 Mar
Four poachers nabbed with elephant tusk set in Uttarakhand forests

India: After five days of search operation, forest officials in Uttarakhand have found both the…

22 Mar
Leopard Skin Seized In Deogarh Of Odisha, 2 Arrested

India: On the basis of reliable information, Special Task Force (STF) team conducted a raid…

05 Mar
Red sanders logs worth in Chittoor

India: The Puttur sub-division police and Red Sanders Task Force personnel, in a joint operation,…

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