Training on environmental crime prevention held

2019-05-30 13:10:19

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian Environmental Civil Council (MECC) and Environmental Authority of Ulaanbaatar city organized a training on environmental crime assessment and the investigation standards, prevention of conflict of interests with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism on May 29.

At the training officials of the Prevention and Awareness Division at the Independent Authority Against Corruption, Department of Criminal Justice at the Law Enforcement University, Investigation Department of the National Police Agency and Department of Environment, Geology and Mining Inspection of the General Agency for Specialized Inspection provided rangers with professional and methodological advice.

Organizers highlighted that it is important to train the rangers to detect, document and report environmental crimes and possible risks due to the Government’s ban on raw coal consumption, which took effect on May 15.

In addition to 33 rangers of Ulaanbaatar city, some 27 MECC members from Selenge, Khentii, Darkhan-Uul and Tuv aimags participated in the training.