All Events

2017 Annual Judicial Dialogue of Southeast Asian Judges

Oct 05, 2017 to Oct 07, 2017 Pullman Hotel, Bangkok,
Organized by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and Raoul Wallenburg Institute, the theme for 2017 Annual Judicial Dialogue of Southeast Asian Judges, is Women’s Human Rights and the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment. The event will examine the linkages between women’s human rights and the environment and how the judiciary may play a role in protecting women’s human rights and the right to a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment.

Training on Risk Profiling to Enhance Interception of Illegal Wildlife Trade

Oct 02, 2017 to Oct 05, 2017 Vientiane, Laos,
USAID Wildlife Asia will will collaborate with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on a series of capacity building events focusing on strengthening customs authorities’ ability to detect, investigate and develop wildlife trafficking cases for successful prosecution. The UNODC will develop the curriculum and provide trainers/facilitators for these courses based upon identified needs and tapping into existing expertise already in place. USAID Wildlife Asia will coordinate and facilitate the training workshops as well as provide relevant expertise and trainers.

Training on Risk Profiling to Enhance Interception of Illegal Wildlife Trade

Sep 26, 2017 to Sep 29, 2017 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,
USAID Wildlife Asia will will collaborate with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on a series of capacity building events focusing on strengthening customs authorities’ ability to detect, investigate and develop wildlife trafficking cases for successful prosecution. The UNODC will develop the curriculum and provide trainers/facilitators for these courses based upon identified needs and tapping into existing expertise already in place. USAID Wildlife Asia will coordinate and facilitate the training workshops as well as provide relevant expertise and trainers.

The 4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking of Wild Fauna and Flora

Sep 12, 2017 to Sep 14, 2017 Miracle Grand Convention Hotel, Bangkok,
The event aims to 1) update and report on current situation of trafficking of wild fauna and flora and progress on enforcement effort, 2) strengthen collaboration and build strong partnership and commitment to address the issue, 3) share and exchange best practices and lesson learned on measures and process on combating trafficking of wild fauna and flora, and 4) elaborate and determine the action plan for ASEAN Cooperation on CITES and Wildlife Enforcement (2016-2020). The event is organized by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand; together with USAID Wildlife Asia, IUCN, CITES, and others.

ROUTES Roundtable to Develop Role Specific Competency Criteria for Staff in the Aviation Industry to Help Combat Wildlife Trafficking

Aug 02, 2017 to Aug 03, 2017 Bangkok - location to be confirmed,
The illegal wildlife trade is worth billions of dollars annually and is driving many species toward extinction. The organized criminal syndicates behind these crimes frequently use airlines and airports to smuggle wildlife which poses risks to airlines, airports and passengers. The USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species Trafficking (ROUTES) Partnership has been working with the aviation industry for the last two years to raise awareness among industry staff and build capacity for the entire sector to help stop wildlife trafficking. The ROUTES Partnership is organizing a roundtable to develop role specific competency criteria that can be part of the training provided to staff working in airports and at airlines to help stop wildlife trafficking. The participants of the roundtable will include representatives from airlines and airports in Africa, Asia and Europe, Airline and airport industry bodies, Customs, Cargo, Non-Governmental Organizations focusing on wildlife conservation, Security firms and the U.S. Government.

The 9th AIPA Caucus Meeting

Jul 17, 2017 to Jul 20, 2017 Jakarta, Indonesia,
With the theme “Strengthening Maritime Cooperation and Peaceful Resolution to Conflicts in ASEAN”, the meeting will be held at the Fairmont Jakarta and will be attended by parliamentarians from 10 AIPA Member Parliaments.

Innovations in Counter Wildlife Trafficking Conference

Mar 14, 2017 to Mar 15, 2017 Conrad Hotel, Bangkok,
The Conference is focused on innovations in counter wildlife trafficking (CWT) and collaboration among CWT actors. This Conference will provide an opportunity for participants to update themselves on the latest situation and new initiatives in CWT; learn about successful approaches; be better informed about new innovations; and develop new areas of collaboration with colleagues. It will also provide a platform to showcase USAID Wildlife Asia.