Corruption feeds and sustains ‘spiralling’ wildlife and forest crime – UN anti-crime chief

Expressing concern that spiralling wildlife and forest crime – fuelled by corrosive corruption – can impede vital progress of the new global sustainable development agenda, the top United Nations anti-crime official and the head of the global UN–backed treaty on protecting endangered species today urged nations to step up the fight to disrupt criminal networks that supply the disastrous illegal trade.

UN News Centre

Last updated on 06 November 2015