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Workshop on the prosecution of illegal traffic helps assess challenges in enforcing the Basel Convention
18th October 2013

http://www.basel.int/Implementation/LegalMatters/IllegalTraffic/Meetings/BuenosAires,Argentina28to29August2013/Outcomes/tabid/3350/Default.aspx

The workshop for Central and South America on the prosecution of illegal traffic of hazardous wastes under the Basel Convention was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 28 to 29 August 2013.

The workshop provided training for prosecutors, law enforcement experts and lawyers, based on the Basel Convention's instruction manual on the prosecution of illegal traffic in hazardous wastes.  Prosecutors and legal officers from 13 countries attended the event, including officers from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.