Statements made by Mr John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES

Sixty-ninth meeting of the CITES Standing Committee Geneva, Switzerland, 27 November 2017 Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General Good morning and welcome to Geneva – or back to Geneva for many of you. I would like to extend a very warm welcome to our Standing Committee Members, Party Observers, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as the private sector and the media.
Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA) ‘The Role of Science in a Post Truth, Fake News World’ ‘CITES and International Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges for Business’ Majestic Hotel, Barcelona, 6-10 November 2017   Michael Carlos, IFRA Chairman Martina Bianchini, IFRA President Fellow panelists Friends and colleagues
Plenary: Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General 7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption Vienna, 6-10 November 2017   Thank you President and thank you for giving CITES the opportunity to address today’s Plenary session, which is a first for the Convention. I would also like to express our sincere thanks to Executive Director Yury Fedotov and his good team for their extraordinary support for CITES and the fight against wildlife crime.
Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General 7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption The elephant in the room Addressing Corruption Linked to Wildlife, Forest and Fisheries Crime Vienna, Austria, 6-10 November 2017 UNODC Executive Director Fedotov Ambassadors, Distinguished guests Friends and colleagues
Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species Opening Plenary Manila, Philippines, 23 October, 2017   Hon. Senator Cynthia Villar State Secretary for the Environment, Hon. Roy A. Cimatu Minister for the Environment of Ecuador, as Host of CMS CoP 11, Hon. Tarsicio Granizo CMS Standing Committee Chair, Øystein Størkersen  CMS Executive Secretary, Bradnee Chambers UNEP Deputy Executive Director, Ibrahim Thiaw CBD Executive Secretary, Cristiana Pasca-Palmer Distinguished guests, friends and colleagues
Keynote Address by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Annual Conference 2017 "What is CITES and what is its Relationship to Zoos and Aquariums?" Berlin, Germany, 15-19 October 2017   WAZA President, Jenny Gray WAZA CEO, Doug Cress Distinguished guests, friends and colleagues
Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General Global Wildlife Program Annual Conference High Level Segment Opening Delhi, 2 October 2017   Honorable Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Ministers and high-level officials from the Global Wildlife Programme countries in Africa and Asia, Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme, the World Bank Group (WBG), and the Global Environment Facility,
Message for the Cat Summit   CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon   24 September, Jackson Hole, United States   See the video message.
Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General 4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking in Wild Fauna and Flora Bangkok, Thailand, 11-15 September 2017   Mr. Thanya Netithammakun, Director General, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Distinguished country delegates Representatives of governmental and international agencies Ladies and Gentlemen
  Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General International Snow leopard and its ecosystem conservation forum Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 23-25 August 2017  (Delivered by Sofie H. Flensborg, CITES Legal Support Officer)   President Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic. Deputy Prime Minister, Abulyuziev, Chairman of the Forum Organizing Committee. Distinguished delegates from across the 12 Range States of the snow leopard.

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