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.