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Washington, DC - Monday, at 2:00 p.m. EST, at an event marking World Wildlife Day, INTERPOL’s Environmental Security Sub-directorate will present an executive summary of two strategic law enforcement reports on wildlife crime: Assessment of Enforcement Responses to Tiger Crime and Elephant Poaching and Ivory in East Africa: Assessment for an Effective Law Enforcement Response.  

In addition, representatives of the national wildlife trafficking task force will discuss efforts to eradicate the illegal wildlife trade and better protect the world’s most iconic species from the threat of extinction.

Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division Robert G. Dreher, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Brooke Darby of the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) will join Benito Perez, Strategic and Operational Advisor of INTERPOL’s Environmental Security Sub-directorate at the event.