Representatives of the security forces from most of the countries of the Union along with others from cross-border countries, as well as from Africa and Latin America have come together around the annual EnviCrimeNet general Meeting in Madrid to the aim of formalizing the Network and joining forces in the fight against environmental crime.
On November 16 and 17, representatives from more than 35 countries have shown their support for the consolidation of the first network for the investigation of environmental crime at the international level. 22 EU countries, 6 European (non-EU) countries, 6 African countries, 5 Latin American countries participated to the meeting, as well as Europol, Interpol, Frontex and the European Commission. More info available here.
The Project Director of OPFA WASTE, Ltn. Col. Massimiliano Corsano from the Arma dei Carabinieri, represented the project and presented the modality to access funding available under the Operational Facility financial scheme, as an opportunity to contribute to the goals of the Network by supporting EU Member States Law Enforcement Agencies in their fight against Illicit Waste trafficking.
The Operational Facility is open for applications until July 2022 and the OPFA WASTE team is ready to take over your requests for support to on-going investigations. Do not miss the opportunity to take advantage!