ICCWC has just launched the ICCWC Vision 2030 and its associated Strategic Action Plan for 2023-2026 that will guide the Consortium's work in the decade to come, working towards a world free of wildlife crime.
The International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) is the collaborative effort of five inter-governmental organizations working to bring coordinated support to the national wildlife law enforcement agencies and to the sub-regional and regional networks that, on a daily basis, act in defense of natural resources. The partner agencies to ICCWC are the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Secretariat, INTERPOL, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the World Bank and the World Customs Organization (WCO).
ICCWC considers ‘wildlife’ to include all wild fauna and flora, including animals, birds and fish, as well as timber and non-timber forest products.
‘Wildlife crime’ refers to the taking, trading (supplying, selling or trafficking), importing, exporting, processing, possessing, obtaining and consumption of wild fauna and flora, including timber and other forest products, in contravention of national or international law.
ICCWC's success stories
Cooperating across borders to tackle environmental crime in Africa and Asia
Success Story: Cooperating across borders to tackle environmental crime in Africa and Asia Environmental crime, including illegal wildlife trafficking and forest crime, is one of the largest transnational criminal activities in the world. Read our success story below to learn about ICCWC's work in Africa and Asia or download here.