CITES Calendar

Type
Title Venue & Date Details
Online Meeting on National Legislation for the effective implementation of the Convention for selected CITES Parties in West Asia Online,
21 July 2020

TENTATIVE AGENDA

  1. Opening remarks by CITES and UNEP ROWA
  2. Practical announcements
  3. Introduction of participants
  4. Brief presentation by the CITES Secretariat on the National Legislation Project
  5. Updated information from participants on legislative progress in adopting adequate national legislation for the implementation of the Convention (including any specific comments, concerns, and challenges faced by Parties)
  6. Presentation by UNEP/ROWA on the results of the questionnaire
  7. Presentation by the Environment Public Authority of Kuwait on experiences with the CITES legislative process
  8. Introduction by the CITES Secretariat of available tools, including InforMEA
  9. Discussion - Q&A
  10. Next steps

 

Standing Committee - Question and Answer Session 01 July 2020
  • The Secretariat had proposed three scenarios: postponement, online meeting with sessions of limited duration, or a hybrid in-person/online meeting, based on a similar analysis prepared for the meetings of the Animals and Plants Committees. 
  • The aide memoire of this Q&A session can be found here.
Informal Online Meeting for Parties in the Caribbean on National Legislation and Needs for Assistance 18 June 2020

TENTATIVE AGENDA

  1. Introduction (Bahamas, CITES Secretariat and each participant)
  2. Information from the CITES Secretariat concerning the planned meetings of the permanent Committees
  3. Status with regard to National legislation, annual reports etc.
  4. Needs for technical assistance and capacity-building (including eCITES etc.) and how to best address these (see annex below)
  5. Other questions
72nd meeting of the Standing Committee Geneva, Switzerland
28 August 2019

Agenda and documents
- Summary record

Eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties Geneva, Switzerland
17 - 28 August 2019

(Venue: Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland)

 

71st meeting of the Standing Committee Geneva, Switzerland
16 August 2019

Agenda and documents
Information documents
Summary record

10th InforMEA Steering Committee Meeting 11 - 14 June 2019

10th InforMEA Steering Committee Meeting, Montreux, Switzerland

Deadline for submission of credentials by Parties for participation in CoP18 16 May 2019

Deadline for submission of credentials by Parties for participation in CoP18

Deadline for submission of documents for consideration at the 71st meeting of the CITES Standing Committee (SC71) 23 March 2019

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

World Wildlife Day 2019 03 March 2019

World Wildlife Day 2019. See joint press release for more information