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.
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1st Meeting of the Intergovernmental Task Force on Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Birds in the Mediterranean
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.
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.
Illegal killing, trapping and trade of wild birdsCouncil of Europe Conference - 29-31 May, Tunis
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.