News for Wildlife Crime

14 Jun 2018

Ahead of a week full of meetings for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the joint EU-ACP parliamentary assembly, FACE met with the delegation from Namibia to discuss relevant topics on the agenda. Wildlife trafficking, the role of CITES, the added value of hunting to conservation and its role in combating poaching and other wildlife crime were discussed. 

27 Apr 2018

From 23-26 April 2018, governments, NGOs and executives from international conventions from more than 70 countries and 100 organisations, gathered in Abu Dhabi for the first Global Flyways Summit.

29 Jun 2017

On Tuesday 27 June, the conference “Perspectives on Combating Illegal Killing: The Role of Hunters”, organised by FACE, the Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU and hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz at the European Parliament in Brussels, discussed the contribution of hunters in combating illegal killing.

15 Jun 2017

The conference, hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz, President of Intergroup “Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside”, and organised in cooperation with FACE will take place on Tuesday 27th June at the European Parliament in Brussels.

18 Jul 2016

The first meeting of the newly established Intergovernmental Task Force on Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds in the Mediterranean (MIKT) took place in Cairo, Egypt from the 11-15 July 2016.

31 Oct 2014

In 1970 the Greek hunting organisations founded the Game Guard Body. They did this with one basic aim: To enforce environmental legislation in order to protect wildlife species and their habitat, prevent biodiversity loss and control wildlife illegal activities. 

22 Apr 2014

Hunters from all over the world will gather at the 2014 General Assembly of the CIC in Milan, Italy for a World Summit on the 24th of April 2014.

31 May 2013

Illegal killing, trapping and trade of wild birdsCouncil of Europe Conference - 29-31 May, Tunis

30 May 2013

Every autumn in Northern Europe, we eagerly anticipate the arrival of 20,000 Bewick’s Swans from the tundras of arctic European Russia. This is the longest migration of any swan species in the world and requires a remarkable feat of endurance which takes each bird on a 3000km journey along the Baltic to wintering sites in the lowland areas of Northwest Europe. The swans face a number of threats on their long journey. Some survive, some do not.

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