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The 181st Party: the European Union

The CITES Secretariat is pleased to welcome the European Union as the 181st Party to CITES.

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the ICCWC high-level side event at the 13th UN Crime Congress

Wildlife and Forest Crime: A Serious Crime

A High-level Side Event at the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES

Doha, Qatar, 13 April 2015

Calls for wildlife and forest crime to be treated as serious crime

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

ASEAN member States discuss enhancing regional cooperation to combat poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

Elephant poaching rates virtually unchanged in 2014

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Elephant poaching rates virtually unchanged in 2014

CITES MIKE programme says that elephant populations continue to decline owing to steady poaching trends

CITES commends leading Chinese courier companies' zero tolerance towards illegal wildlife trade

CITES Secretary-General's intervention at UN General Assembly's Informal Plenary Meeting to Celebrate World Wildlife Day

Informal Plenary Meeting to Celebrate World Wildlife Day

UN General Assembly

 
Intervention by John E. Scanlon 
 
Secretary-General of CITES
 
 
President of the General Assembly, H.E Mr. Sam Kutesa
Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Jan Eliasson 

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at a High-level Stakeholder Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade held on World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

High-level Stakeholder Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade

It's time to get serious about wildlife crime
 

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES

WCS Central Park Zoo, New York, 3 March 2015

World Wildlife Day 2015 – It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime

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not an official document.

Communities, governance, incentives and sustainable use in combating wildlife crime

BEYOND ENFORCEMENT:
Communities, governance, incentives and sustainable use in combating wildlife crime

26 – 28 February 2015

Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, South Africa

Opening Speech by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General CITES

Delivered by Tom De Meulenaer, Chief, CITES Scientific Support

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