Category: Training

WLC detection training organized in three cities in Serbia

At the beginning of May, WWF Adria-Serbia worked with the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia to organize three one-day workshops in Belgrade, Niš and Novi Sad in Serbia. Over 80 representatives from the Environmental Crime Unit and other police units (border police, traffic police) attended the training. The goal of this […]

Awareness raising and capacity building are key factors to fight wildlife crimes: wrapping up LIFE SWiPE in Hungary

Representatives of law enforcement authorities, prosecution services, the judiciary, the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture (responsible for nature conservation in Hungary) and national park directorates met on 30-31 May 2023 in Budapest.  The two-day long workshop and closing event of the LIFE SWiPE project provided an opportunity for practitioners to discuss various aspects of the efforts […]

Training package on wildlife crime for law enforcement authorities 

Increasing the awareness, knowledge, and capacity of wildlife crime professionals is one of the objectives of the LIFE SWiPE project. As part of this effort, a comprehensive training package on wildlife crime has been developed and it’s now publicly available on the project’s website. Lack of awareness of the scale and impact of wildlife crime, […]

Polish officials meet for a workshop on wildlife crime

On 17-21 October 2022, a workshop on wildlife crime was held in Goniądz, Poland, by WWF Poland as part of the LIFE SWiPE project. The workshop brought together representatives from the tax and customs service, the police and the prosecutor’s office. Participants shared knowledge on, among other topics, identifying species listed in the Convention on […]