Creation of the Functional Unit for Environmental Crimes (UNIDA) of the Ministry of the Environment

El Peruano. Diario oficial

Article 1.- Creation of the Functional Unit for Environmental Crimes

To create the Functional Unit for Environmental Crimes – UNIDA of the Ministry of the Environment, under the Vice Ministry of Environmental Management, which shall be in charge of a Coordinator.

Article 2.- Functions

The Functional Unit referred to in article 1 has the following functions:

a) Contribute to the generation and exchange of relevant technical information for the prevention, reduction and follow-up of environmental crimes and infractions with emphasis on Illegal Logging, Illegal Wildlife Trafficking and Illegal Mining.

b) Provide strategic analysis related to the commission of environmental crimes and infractions.

c) Design and propose regulatory and institutional improvements to prevent and reduce the commission of environmental crimes and infractions.

d) Coordinate with the entities that make up the National Environmental Management System and the Justice System to strengthen coordination in the prevention, reduction and follow-up of environmental crimes and infractions.

e) Elaborate and propose guidelines and criteria for the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies on environmental crimes and infractions, which allow adequate and timely access to environmental justice, as well as in institutional decision making.

f) To contribute in the implementation of measures for the recognition and protection of environmental defenders.

g) Propose inviting other public, private or civil society institutions, international cooperation, oversight entities, as well as specialized professionals, to contribute to the formulation of specific recommendations aimed at the prevention of environmental crimes and environmental infractions.

h) Others assigned by the Vice Ministry of Environmental Management.

Article 3.- Designation of Coordinator

To designate Mr. Jimpson Jesús Dávila Ordoñez, Advisor to the Ministerial Office, as Coordinator of the Environmental Crimes Functional Unit – UNIDA of the Ministry of the Environment.

Article 4.- Publication

To order the publication of this Resolution of the General Secretariat in the Institutional Portal of the Ministry of the Environment (www.gob.pe/minam) on the same date of its publication in the official newspaper El Peruano.

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