Governments

Illicit Trade affects cost governments billions of dollars in forgone revenues and is one of the main enablers of corruption. Find out what governments are doing to protect themselves against Illicit Trade on a legislative or technological level and what results they are achieving with the measures implemented.

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Initiatives

ACTA - Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

On October 1, 2011, eight ACTA negotiating partners signed what will become the highest-standard plurilateral agreement ever achieved concerning the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

 

STOP - Strategy for Targeting Organized Piracy

The USPTO leads efforts to develop and strengthen both domestic and international intellectual property protection and advises the Secretary of Commerce, the President of the United States, and the Administration on patent, trademark, and copyright protection.

 

DSCSA - Drug Supply Chain Security Act

he Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), was signed into law by President Obama on November 27, 2013. Title II of DQSA, the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, outlines critical steps to build an electronic, interoperable system to identify and trace certain prescription drugs as they are distributed in the United States.

 

USAID - ROUTES (Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species)

The USAID ROUTES (Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species) Partnership was established in October 2015 with a five-year mandate of collaboration and implementation of activities to assist the transport sector in efforts to reduce wildlife trafficking via land, sea and air.

 

World Wide Fund for Nature

WWF collaborates with the U.S. Congress and administration to further conservation through legislative and regulatory approaches. The U.S. government agencies work closely with WWF to implement programs that support healthy ecosystems and the sustainable use of natural resources.

 

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