South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network

Wildlife crime has emerged as one of the greatest threats to the survival of many wildlife species in South Asia as well as across the globe. This organized crime involving multi-billion dollars is highly trans-national and remains flourishing as a result of weak legal framework and/or lax enforcement in the source, transit and destination countries. Curbing the wildlife crime demands…
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About Us

Mission
Mission

To strengthen, promote and co-ordinate regional co-operation for curbing illegal wildlife trade that threatens the wild flora and fauna of…
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Goals
Goals

Strengthening wildlife law enforcement to combat wildlife crime through communication, coordination, collaboration, capacity building and cooperation.
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Objectives

To take initiatives for bringing harmonization and standardization in laws and policies of member countries concerning conservation of wild fauna…
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SAWEN Operation Modality

The operational modality of SAWEN consists of a General Assembly as an apex body of SAWEN comprising minister of the…
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Wildlife Crime News

09 Oct
Two held for attempting to sell tiger skin in Kanker district

India: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly attempting to sell tiger skin in Chhattisgarh’s…

09 Oct
Pythons, turtles among hundreds of exotic animals seized in Mumbai

India: The Mumbai unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recovered many exotic species, including…

04 Jan
Two pythons rescued in Rajbari

Bangladesh: A few years ago, a private-run television channel featured on Rabiul Islam Ranju's snake…

07 Sep
3 accused arrested with Pangolin sent to jail

India:  Crime cases are on the rise in Madhya Pradesh these days. Now, in the recent…

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