11 Jul '17, 10am

G20 leaders commit to intensify fight against corruption relating to illegal #wildlife trade

G20 leaders commit to intensify fight against corruption relating to illegal #wildlife trade

G20 leaders commit to intensify fight against corruption related to illegal wildlife trade Heads of States and Government during a family photo at the G20 Leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany © GCIS / CC 2.0 Hamburg, Germany, 11th July 2017— Heads of the world’s 20 major economies, the so-called “G20 leaders”, have ended meetings last week in Hamburg with a Declaration that includes a strong pledge to address the corruption that facilitates wildlife trafficking. The post-meeting Declaration, reads: “We will intensify our fight against corruption related to illegal trade in wildlife and wildlife products. Wildlife trafficking is a threat to the planet’s biodiversity, economic development, and, among others, health and security, and is facilitated by high levels of corruption, which the G20 cannot tolerate.” The TRAFFIC and WWF Primer Strategies for Fighting Corruption in Wild...

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