REN Update

Enhancing border security focus of INTERPOL-coordinated operations
1 December 2013

INTERPOL has coordinated a series of operations to screen travellers and vehicles at key border points throughout Africa, Southeast and Central Asia to help member countries boost security.  Under the aegis of the INTERPOL Integrated Border Management Task Force (IBMTF), a series of operations has been held to enhance border security measures...
15th ARPEC meeting held back to back with the Second Network Workshop of REN
25 November 2013

15th meeting of the Asia Regional Partners Forum on Environmental Crime (ARPEC) was held in Sukosol hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on 22, November 2013. The meeting was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme and attended by the representatives from Secretariats of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS Secretariats), Basel Action...
INTERPOL-UNEP conference aims to develop global roadmap against environmental crime
14 November 2013

Designing a joint international strategy to tackle environmental crime is the focus of the INTERPOL-UNEP International Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya this week.Senior law enforcement officials as well as representatives from non-governmental organizations, academia and the private sector will set out...
West African Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network Launched
14 November 2013

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) of Nigeria in collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), organized an inaugural meeting and formal launch of the West African Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (WANECE). The objective of (WANECE) is to complement the e...
UNEP and FAO experts explore scientific synergies between global chemicals agreements
14 November 2013

The first joint meeting of the Rotterdam Convention’s Chemical Review Committee and the Stockholm Convention’s Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Review Committee will be held on Sunday, 20 October 2013, at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, Italy. The purpose of the joint meeting is to promote the exchange of s...
Illegal trade in ODS - Supporting Montreal Protocol compliance through cooperation and enforcement
13 November 2013

During the International Environment Compliance and Enforcement Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya from 4-8 November 2013, the UNEP OzonAction Regional Office for Africa (ROA), hold a side event on Illegal Trade in Ozone Depleting Substances - Supporting Montreal Protocol Compliance through Cooperation and Enforcement.   The side event provi...
INTERPOL and partners crack down on illegal e-waste trade
12 November 2013

The illegal trade and disposal of electronic waste – known as e-waste or WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) – is increasingly becoming a threat to global environmental health and security. To enhance the abilities of countries to combat this growing crime, INTERPOL and its partners have launched the Countering WEEE Illegal Trade (...
INECE Themis Meeting in Sarajevo
6 November 2013

INECE participated in the Themis meeting on networking for enforcement and NEST (National Environmental Security Task Force). The meeting was held 8-9 October 2013 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Participants were from several organisations in the country including public prosecutors, polices, and ministries, including representatives from th...
China’s ‘Green Fence’ policy impacts Eagle County recycle center, landfill
6 November 2013

The impacts of China’s “Green Fence” policy have been felt across the United States since it went into effect in March and Eagle County is no exception. China has been a large buyer of recyclable materials from the United States, such as plastic, metals and electronics, and the new policy sets restrictions on the quality of material the coun...
The twenty-fifth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 21-25 October 2013.
5 November 2013

The twenty-fifth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP 25) took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 21-25 October 2013. Over 560 participants attended the meeting, representing governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, academia, industry and the agricultura...
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