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INL Assistant Secretary Brownfield To Announce Support for Countering Wildlife Crime at Wildlife Criminology Symposium


Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 22, 2014

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Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) will announce support for programs to counter wildlife crime during a keynote address to the Wildlife Criminology Symposium at the World Bank on Wednesday, April 23rd. Assistant Secretary Brownfield’s address will occur at 9:00 a.m. Press are welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP, please contact INL-PAPD@state.gov or call 202-634-1162.

Ambassador Brownfield will discuss efforts to implement President Obama’s National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. The Department of State’s contributions include providing support to law-enforcement agencies in partner countries working on the front lines to combat poaching and cross-border wildlife trafficking.

The Department of State-World Bank co-hosted Wildlife Criminology Symposium will bring together policy makers, NGOs, and academics to examine cutting edge research of academic criminologists and others regarding crime and law enforcement.

For more information please contact INL-PAPD@state.gov or join the conversation at @StateINL and facebook.com/StateINL.

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