CITES at work

Global alliance celebrates 5 years’ achievements in combating wildlife crime. See more

Corruption and illegal trade in wildlife - Presentation by John E. Scanlon, 6th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption. See more

100+ experts advise on global trade in high-value CITES listed timbers. See more

Experts to review trade levels and conservation status of wild plants. Valuable CITES-listed tree species on top of the agenda. See more

CITES and Trade Agreements – Partnering to Combat Wildlife Crime and to Achieve Sustainable Development. See more.

Countdown begins for #CITESCoP17, dedicated web portal launched. See more.

TED-type talk by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon on legal and illegal wildlife trade at the Wildlife Forum during XIV World Forestry Congress 2015. See more

200 science experts advise on trade levels and conservation status of CITES-listed animals. See more.

Countdown to CITES CoP17, Johannesburg, South Africa

CITES calendar

  • 18-24 November: Informal Consultations on "Oceans and the Law of the Sea" - Second Round, New York, USA >>> more information
  • 23-27 November:

    INTERPOL Wildlife Crimes Working Group, Singapore. Click here to view more information

  • 24-26 November: 9th Meeting of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI) Working Group on Fisheries Management (WG-FM), Kuwait >>> more information
  • 24-26 November: Regional CITES NDF Workshop on Risk Assessment and Sharks, Santiago, Chile
  • 25 November 2015:

    Briefing on Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: Trade in biodiversity-based goods and services. Geneva, Switzerland. Click here for further information.