To mark the celebration of “World Elephant Day” on August 12, the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) -DRC organized a trip to the "Bikeko" market at Place Royale and then a press conference at the Cercle de Kinshasa on Thursday 31 August 2017. The events were held in collaboration with the DRC Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the European Union, the German Cooperation, TRAFFIC, WCS, AWF, WRI, and JURISTRALE. The events were intended to highlight the Law No. 14/003 of 11 February 2014 on the conservation of nature, prohibiting in particular poaching, detention and the commercialization of fully protected species and their products and by-products. Read More

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