Illicit Trafficking

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Victims of organ trafficking [What Europe does for you]

How would you feel about being forced into donating an organ, such as a kidney or lung, your liver, heart, or pancreas? Did you know that every day somewhere in the world, a person is lured into the illicit organ trade? Continue reading

People fighting wildlife trafficking [What Europe does for you]

With European elections coming up in May 2019, you probably want to know how the European Union impacts your daily life, before you think about voting. In the latest in a series of posts on what Europe does for you, your family, your business and your wellbeing, we look at what Europe does for people fighting wildlife trafficking. Continue reading

EU actions to combat wildlife crime

What are the EU actions to combat wildlife crime and on the import of wild animal parts into the EU?  The European Parliament has, on many occasions, denounced the illicit trafficking of wild animal parts and strives to support the protection and welfare of wild animals.  The European Union seeks to protect and conserve endangered … Continue reading

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Written by Sofia López Piqueres, In 1987 amid growing concerns over the dimensions of what is often referred to as the ’world drug problem’, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly passed resolution 42/112 establishing 26 June as the ’International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking‘ to raise awareness of these issues. Through the observance … Continue reading

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