December 30, 2016

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Course on combating wildlife and illegal timber trafficking ends

Officers posing for a group photo at the course completion ceremony.
Officers posing for a group photo at the course completion ceremony.

A CONCLUSION ceremony for the course on combating illegal trafficking in wildlife and timber, jointly organised by the Myanmar Police Force (MPF) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), was held at the Aureum Palace Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on Friday with opening speeches delivered by Police Brigadier General Myint Htoo and Programme Coordinator U Sai Kyaw Win of the UNODC.
Present at the ceremony were officials of the Myanmar Police Force and UNODC, trainers from the United States of America, Australia and trainees from the MPF and the Department of Forest.
The course was aimed at educating officers, who have been implementing the rule of law and detection of such crimes with  the use of technique, to recognise the methods and means of illegal trafficking in wildlife and timber, an international criminal enterprise.
In the course, trainee officers received instruction on rules and regulations in theory and practice and ways of better co-operating with neighbouring  countries.

 

Myanmar Police Force

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