National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking
February 11, 2014
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The National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking establishes guiding principles and strategic priorities for US efforts to stem illegal trade in wildlife. This Strategy positions the US to exercise leadership in addressing a serious and urgent conservation and global security threat. It calls for strengthening the enforcement of laws and international agreements that protect wildlife while reducing demand for illegal wildlife and wildlife products.
It affirms our nation's resolve to work in partnership with governments, local communities, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, and others to strengthen the commitment to combating wildlife trafficking.