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Great Assembly of the Tacana People addressed the problem of illegal wildlife trade
The Tacana people reaffirmed their commitment to control, oversee and monitor the illegal wildlife trade during the XI Great Assembly of the Indigenous Council (CIPTA) held in the community of San Miguel del Bala. During the Assembly, additional measures to combat this illegal activity were discussed, such as the denunciation of all illegal wildlife captures, hunting, mistreatment, or sale of wild animals or their parts in the Tacana territory and its surrounding areas, particularly the jaguar; to which are added communication and education actions and collaboration with state and civil entities.
Regulatory progress: “The illicit wildlife trafficking within the scope of the Law against organized crime”
During the CITES CoP19, the progress of Law No. 31622 were shared. Thanks to this, the Peruvian State justice operators will have better tools to investigate, prosecute and punish criminal organizations that conduct environmental crimes, such as wildlife trafficking. For this, a side event within the framework of the CoP where representatives participated not only from different organizations such as the European Union, the USAID Prevent Project, WCS, Oceana, Law of The Wild, Panthera, and the CITES Secretariat; but also the Special Superior Prosecutor of Panama and UNEP.

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