WCC 2016 Res 076 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
National Whistleblower Center
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Member
Period covered: 
2017
Geographic scope: 
Global
Implementation
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
ActionDescriptionStatus
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessPro Bono Executive Director Stephen M. Kohn has conducted numerous international training sessions in collaboration with other international NGOs in order to raise awareness of U.S. wildlife whistleblower laws which can be applied to wildlife trafficking. We plan to continue with further educational initiatives in hopes of raising awareness to the possibilities presented by the application of whistleblower laws to the wildlife crime arena in the upcoming year, and welcome IUCN members and IUCN as an organization to partner with us on this issue.- None -
Policy influencing/advocacyNWC has interacted with and supported several government agencies for implementation of laws and agency policies, as well as advocated for new legislation in collaboration with our allies in Congress. We plan to continue this work on policy advocacy in the upcoming year, and welcome IUCN members and IUCN as an organization to partner with us on this issue.On-going
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: