CITES at work

CITES, FAO and world’s leading fishery experts meet in Geneva to discuss CITES implementation for marine species. See more

CITES to help combat illegal wildlife trade in West Africa’s most important protected area complex. See more

2016 trends in African elephant poaching released – CITES MIKE programme. See more

International workshop follows up CITES CoP17 decisions on tree species. See more

Call for entries: Through young eyes - photo competition for UN World Wildlife Day 2017. See more

Engaging and empowering the youth is the call of next year’s UN World Wildlife Day. See more

New CITES trade rules come into effect as 2017 starts. See more

First post-CoP17 CITES-led workshop addresses livelihoods of the poor rural communities. Read more

CITES calendar

  • 19 May 2017: Deadline for submission of documents for the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)
  • 23 May 2017: Deadline for submission of documents for the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23)
  • 18 June 2017: Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)
  • 18 June 2017: Deadline for members to inform the Secretariat of their intention to participate in the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)
  • 22 June 2017: Deadline for members to inform the Secretariat of their intention to participate in the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23)