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Proceedings and workshops

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Proceedings of the conference on wildlife detector dogs, 24-26 April 2012, Budapest, Hungary (PDF, 5 MB) (2012). Compiled by Birgit Braun and Claudia de Rosa. Published by WWF Germany, Berlin, Germany. These proceedings were compiled following a workshop held in Hungary as part of a project on “Combating illegal wildlife trade by improving existing wildlife detector dog programmes and fostering the establishment of similar programmes throughout the European Union.”

Creative Experts' meeting on messaging to reduce consumer demand for tigers and other endangered wildlife species in Vietnam and China (PDF, 3.7 MB) (2012). Meeting report, Hong Kong, November 2011. TRAFFIC International

The First Regional Workshop on the South Asia Wildlife Trade Initiative, 31st January-1st February 2008 Kathmandu, Nepal (PDF, 7.2 MB). (2008). Workshop Report

Proceedings of the workshop on trade and conservation of pangolins native to South and Southeast Asia, 30 June-2 July 2008, Singapore Zoo, Singapore (PDF, 3 MB) Edited by S. Pantel and S.Y. Chin. 227pp. Published by: TRAFFIC Southeast Asia.

CITES "Introduction from the Sea": A practical way forward (383 KB) (2007) pre-print of a Bulletin article detailing the proceedings of a joint TRAFFIC/Ancors workshop

Proceedings of the CITES Agarwood experts group meeting, Malaysia, 14–17 November 2006 (550 KB). 65 pp. Edited by TRAFFIC Southeast Asia

Proceedings of the International Sturgeon Enforcement Workshop to Combat Illegal Trade in Caviar (6.4 MB) A. Knapp C. Kitschke S. von Meibom. (2006). 137pp plus Annex. Workshop 27-29 June 2006, Brussels, Belgium. Prepared by: TRAFFIC Europe for the European Commission.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on Wildlife Detector Dogs (1.2 MB) Edited by: Birgit Felgentreu. (2006). 19pp. Workshop 2-5 March 2006, Bad Schandau, Germany. Published by: WWF Germany and TRAFFIC Europe.

Proceedings of the EU Wildlife Trade Enforcement Co-ordination Workshop
(1.4 MB) Edited by: R. Parry-Jones J. Barnaby S. Theile. (October 2005). 84pp. Workshop 25-27 October 2005, Buckinghamshire, UK. Published by: Defra and TRAFFIC International.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in Central Eastern Europe (776 KB) Edited by: Katalin Kecse-Nagy, Dorottya Papp, Caroline Raymakers, Attila Steiner, Stephanie Theile. 2004. 83pp. ISBN 2 960050 50 9 (ISBN 978 2 960050 50 9). (Available in Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Slovakian and Slovenian.) Workshop 3-4 June 2004, Budapest, Hungary.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU (4.9 MB) Edited by: Monika Anton, Nicholas Dragffy, Stephanie Pendry, Tomme Rozanne Young (2002). 376pp. ISBN 9 07524 307 3 (ISBN 978 9 07524 307 9). Workshop, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany.

Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Endangered Species Used in Traditional East Asian Medicine: Substitutes for Tiger Bone and Musk (scanned PDF, 8 MB). Edited by: S. Lam, R. Chang, M. Song. (2001). 101pp. (Chinese edition). Published by TRAFFIC East Asia. Chinese proceedings of the substitutes symposium held in Hong Kong in 1997.

Medicinal Plant Trade in Europe: Conservation and Supply. Shortened proceedings. (1999) (Scanned PDF, 4 MB. For full Proceedings, please contact TRAFFIC). 214pp. 22-23 June 1998, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. First International symposium on the conservation of medicinal plants in trade in Europe. Organized by: TRAFFIC Europe in collaboration with WWF, IUCN/SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Trade in Bear Parts Edited by: D.Williamson, M.J.Phipps. (2001). 186pp. Symposium held at National Institute of Environmental Research, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 26-28 October, 1999. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia, Ministry of Environment of ROK and IUCN/SSC Bear Specialist Group.

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Enforcing Wildlife Trade Controls in the Russian Far East and North East Asia (June 2000). 97pp. (Available in English and Russian). Workshop 15-19 November 1999, Vladivostok, Russia. Published by: TRAFFIC Europe - Russia.

Medicinal Plants for the Future - Sustainability and Ethical Issues Edited by: Andrew Pengelly Anne Cowper. (2000). 116pp. Proceedings 13 - 14 August 1999, Byron Way, New South Wales, Australia. A conference addressing possible threats to the future supply of plant material for medicinal use. Published by: National Herbalist Association of Australia organised with the cooperation of TRAFFIC Oceania, WWF and IUCN.

Sustainable Utilisation of Wildlife Medicinals in East and Southern Africa: A Challenge for Health and Natural Resources Sector (1999) (Scanned PDF, 1.3 MB) Proceedings of a workshop, 2-4 December 1998, Nairobi, Kenya. Published by: TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the Conservation of Medicinal Plants (scanned PDF, 4 MB) Compiled by: Sue Kang, Samuel Lee. Edited by: Marcus Phipps & Melanie Pong (1999). 51pp. (English and Korean edition) Workshop 25 November, 1998, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia. PDF scanned version available on request, Email:

Workshop on CITES Implementation in Asia (May 1997). 29pp. Summary Proceedings: December 17-18 1996. Taipei, Taiwan. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia – Taipei.

Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on the Trade of Bear Parts
Edited by: Douglas F. Williamson, Andrea L. Gaski. (1997). 239pp. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia.

Proceedings of the First International Symposium on the Trade of Bear Parts for Medicinal Use (Scanned PDF, 2 MB) Edited by: Debra A. Rose, Andrea L. Gaski. (April 1995). 167pp. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia.

Proceedings of the Seminar on International Trade in Endangered Wild Fauna and Flora 1995 (English and Korean edition). A seminar organized by TRAFFIC East Asia with the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Health and Welfare, Republic of Korea. 9 March 1995, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia.

Workshop, implementation and enforcement of the Washington Convention (CITES) in the Netherlands Dr. Hans Brouwer.  Report no. 7. (June 1990). 58pp.