Horizon scanning for illegal wildlife trade

a strategic approach to inform future CITES policy decisions

Nafeesa Esmail, Lauren Harrington, Jack Lam, Kelly Malsch, E. J. Milner-Gulland, Zara Bending, Michael 't Sas-Rolfes, Carole White

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This Briefing Document presents the results and methodology of the first horizon scan undertaken in relation to global illegal wildlife trade (IWT). Results highlighted in this document specifically support and complement CoP18 agenda items 15.1 and 20 and are extracted from a complete manuscript currently available online. The methodology presented offers a recommended approach for CITES Parties and other stakeholders to consider regularly undertaking to identify issues of relevance to their strategic decision-making concerning IWT.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Oxford
Number of pages31
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2019

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