CITES at work

Message for the next World Wildlife Conference - CITES CoP18. See more

Statement by CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero. See more
World Wildlife Day Living Oceans Film Showcase announced. See more
New CITES-WTO joint online course is launched on the WTO Ecampus
Focusing on marine species for the first time, the next World Wildlife Day is bound to make a splash. See more
First Meeting of Range States for the Joint CITES–CMS African Carnivore Initiative. See more

CITES further recognized as a crucial conservation tool that benefits wildlife conservation and livelihoods of rural communities. See more

CITES Secretariat welcomes 2018 London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade. See more

CITES annual meeting sees States stepping up action against the over exploitation of precious timber and other species. See more

CoP18 official logo and website unveiled at SC70. See more

CITES calendar

  • 24 December 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents, including proposals to amend the Appendices, for consideration at CoP18.

  • 31 December 2018:

    Deadline for applications for support from the Sponsored Delegates Project to attend CoP18. See Notif. 2018/024

  • 23 March 2019:

    Deadline for submission of documents for consideration at the 71st meeting of the CITES Standing Committee (SC71)

  • 16 May 2019:

    Deadline for submission of credentials by Parties for participation in CoP18


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