France: Destruction of illegal ivory stocks seized in France



In this media kit: (1) Destruction of illegal ivory stocks impounded in France (2) Trafficking in endangered species: France’s commitments and (3) The illegal trade in endangered species: an international network - Available for download, a WWF Press Release


Please download the media kit: France : Destruction des stocks d’ivoire illicite saisi en France 

Please download  communiqué de presse de WWF : Destruction par la France des stocks d’ivoire illicite 


 Destruction of illegal ivory stocks impounded in France 


♦ Destroying illegal ivory stocks: a strong message

♦ Why destroy impounded stocks?

♦ What will happen to future stocks impounded in France?

♦ Ivory, a highly regulated trade

♦ Types of seizures


Trafficking in endangered species: France’s commitments


♦ A national action plan

♦ Who monitors endangered species in France?


The illegal trade in endangered species: an international network  


♦ Root causes of international trafficking

♦ The victims of poaching

♦ Growing awareness among African States and the international community


Please download the media kit : France : Destruction des stocks d’ivoire illicite saisi en France


Extract of WWF communiqué: 

 WWF commends the French government, which by the public destruction today of an ivory stock seized in France, reiterates its commitment to fighting the illegal trade in wildlife species.

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the African Union on 26 May 2013, Mr François Hollande, the President of France, had invited the African Heads of State to Paris on 6 and 7 December 2013 to take part in a "meeting [. ..] dedicated to peace, security and [...] the fight against terrorism. Learn more


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