WCC 2016 Res 076 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
National Whistleblower Center ( NWC ) / United States of America
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law 2017-2020 (WCEL)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
UNODC, UN Environment
Implementation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
IUCN member National Whistleblower Centre 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. NWC has also interacted with and supported several government agencies for implementation of laws and agency policies, as well as advocated for new legislation in the US Congress.

The Environmental Law Centre through court case analysis and training on wildlife crime in Tanzania provided insight to judges and prosecutors on the status of law enforcement.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Funds are to be raised to fully implement the resolution.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
The National Whistleblower Centre plan to continue with further educational initiatives and policy advocacy in the upcoming year. The IUCN Environmental Law Centre will further engage with partners in Africa and international partners in addressing wildlife trafficking and crime.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Underway: implementation well-advanced
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes