CITES at work

European Union invests 30 million Euro to counter the illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife in Southern, Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean. See more.

World’s wildlife trade regulator focused on front-line action. See more.

Fight against wildlife crime gets a USD20 million boost. See more

100 days until UN World Wildlife Day 2018. See more

CITES annual meeting to tackle pressing wildlife issues and assess compliance with international commitments. See more

CITES Secretary General's intervention at the Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA), Barcelona, Spain. See more

Links between corruption and wildlife crime highlighted at UN anti-corruption conference. See more

CITES: African elephant poaching down, ivory seizures up and hit record high. See more

CITES calendar

  • 16-27 July:

    Twenty-fourth meeting of the Plants Committee and Thirtieth meeting of the Animals Committee

  • 1 October 2018:

    70th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, Sochi, Russia. More >>>> information


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