CITES at work

Keynote Address by CITES SG John E. Scanlon at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s 17th Global Summit - Thailand. See more

China moves ahead with its closure of domestic ivory market as witnessed by the CITES Secretary General. See more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the briefing on Fisheries Regulatory Framework at the Multilateral Level. See more

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

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)