CITES at work

Mr Ravala Beboarimisa, the recently appointed Minister of Environment, Ecology, Sea and Forests of Madagascar, visited the CITES Secretariat on 23 March. CITES implementation in Madagascar and measures that could be implemented to combat illegal trade in rosewood from the country were discussed.

On #WorldWildlifeDay these people and more committed to get #SeriousAboutWildlifeCrime.

More committed people on getting #seriousaboutwildlifecrime on #WorldWildlifeDay 2015.

CITES Secretary-General speaking at UN General Assembly's Informal Plenary Meeting to celebrate World Wildlife Day. See more.

Ministers further enhance international cooperation to combat rhinoceros poaching and illegal trade in rhinoceros horn. See more.

CITES calendar

  • 30 March-01 April: ARF Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • 06-10 April: WCO/UNEP Joint Regional Risk Management Workshop - Countering illegal trade in environmentally regulated goods, Malacca, Malaysia
  • 12-19 April: 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Doha, Qatar
  • 27 April-01 May: 19th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), Republic of Korea
  • 11-15 May: 6th Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the ​​​Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC)
  • 30 August-03 September: 28th meeting of the CITES Animals Committee, Tel Aviv, Israel