Implementation support

Supporting efforts and strengthening responses to address wildlife crime 

A diverse range of activities have been conducted and initiatives supported by the Consortium in many countries and regions across the world, as shown on the map below.

  • Analysis of national responses
  • Cross-cutting activities
  • Law enforcement support and capacity building

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Implementation of the ICCWC Wildlife and Forest Crime Analytic Toolkit and Indicator Framework for Wildlife and Forest Crime

Implementation of the ICCWC Toolkit has been completed in more than 12 countries to date, and implementation is at different stages across an additional 18 countries.


The ICCWC Indicator Framework compliments the Toolkit and since 2018 it has been jointly implemented with the Toolkit. Implementation of the Indicator Framework has to date been completed in five countries. 

Indicator Framework


For an overview of the countries where the ICCWC Toolkit and ICCWC Indicator Framework have been implemented, or where implementation is ongoing, please click here.


Wildlife Enforcement Networks

ICCWC supports the strengthening of Wildlife Enforcement Networks established at regional and sub-regional levels. This support strengthens the capacity for national agencies responsible for wildlife law enforcement in addressing wildlife crime more effectively, by facilitating increased collaboration and coordination.

In response to one of the outcomes agreed at the 2nd Global meeting of the Wildlife Enforcement Networks, ICCWC developed Guidelines for Wildlife Enforcement Networks (WENS), available in English, French and Spanish.  These Guidelines outline the key considerations in the development of a new WEN, and also provide a self-assessment tool for use by existing WENs to assist them in evaluating their level of maturity and/or operational performance and identify areas that could be further strengthened. 


WEN guidelines





ICCWC has coordinated a number of regional and global operations:


ICCWC also supported network-led operations such as COBRA II (2014) and COBRA III (2015). ICCWC will continue to support the Thunder series of operations through the ICCWC Strategic Programme.


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Trans-continental wildlife law enforcement operation ThunderStorm

This video was produced by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

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