The United for Wildlife Taskforces are a network of private, public and third-sector partners working individually and cooperatively to reveal, disrupt and prevent illegal wildlife trade (IWT).
The Financial Taskforce comprises major international banks and other financial institutions. It is coordinated by United for Wildlife, an initiative of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The aim is to share resources and intelligence to disrupt financial flows and income relating to IWT. Members must sign the Mansion House Declaration, with six commitments focused on implementing “appropriate measures” to “improve the identification and reporting of this crime and contribute to the global fight against IWT.“
At the centre of Taskforce activity is the Information Sharing System (ISS), which provides case-specific intelligence alerts and regular strategic information bulletins on wildlife trafficking trends, typologies and red flags to Taskforce members. The ISS is implemented by the Basel Institute on Governance.
Last updated: 14.05.2020
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