The second webinar of the series of capacity building initiatives under the WasteForce project, presented by IGAMAOT (General Inspection of Agriculture, Sea, Environment and Spatial Planning of Portugal) and UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research), will take place on 2 April at 11:30 CET time, to discuss practical case studies of environmental crime related to waste management.
The webinar is organised under WasteForce, a two year project funded by the EU Internal Security Fund – Police and aimed at boosting operational capacities of authorities involved in the fight against illicit waste trade and management. The Waste Force project is led by the IMPEL Network.
After a brief overview of the Portuguese Environmental Inspection Office, representative from IGAMAOT will brief participants on the legislative framework for Waste Management Inspections and related penalties and reporting of waste crimes. Case studies and hints from waste inspections results will be analysed as well.
Representatives from the enforcement sector, academia, researchers and policy makers are invited to attend the online lectures and participate to the Q&A session envisaged at the end of the webinar. Interested participants can register here.