Scaling up EU Impact to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
(Press Club Brussels Europe, Rue Froissart 95
Brussels, Thursday, 21 September 2023 (14:00 – 18:00)
Hybrid event (Press Club Brussels Europe, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels)
The European Commission, the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the Wildlife Conservation Society are pleased to invite you to a conference on 'Scaling up EU Impact to Combat Wildlife Trafficking - Renewing commitment through the revised EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking 2022 - 2027'.
The event will present best practices and lessons learned, and discuss challenges and opportunities to scale up impact to tackle wildlife trafficking, in line with the revised EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking. It will be structured around three specific sessions:
1. Behavioral science to reduce consumption of wildlife products
2. Applying crime science to prevent the trafficking of wildlife
3. Building capacity for law enforcement and criminal justice officers
Speakers will include representatives from the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, European Commission DG ENV and DG INTPA, WCS, UNODC, The Behavioural Insights Team, Oxford University, Utrecht University, EIA, TRAFFIC, and the National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology of Belgium, among others.
To register, please click here.
A provisional programme is available here.
A cocktail reception will follow the conference.
Please note that the hosts are not able to cover any travel costs of participants.