CITES Calendar

Type
Title Venue & Date Details
Twenty-ninth meeting of the Animals Committee Geneva, Switzerland
19 - 23 July 2017
Africa-Asia Pacific Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
05 - 06 July 2017

Africa-Asia Pacific Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime. See the agenda.

Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23) 23 June 2017

Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23)

Deadline for members to inform the Secretariat of their intention to participate in the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23) 23 June 2017

Deadline for members to inform the Secretariat of their intention to participate in the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23)

Deadline for members to inform Secretariat of their intention to participate in AC29 19 June 2017

Deadline for members to inform the Secretariat of their intention to participate in the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)

Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29) 19 June 2017

Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)

Side event on Blue BioTrade: Harnessing trade and investment for sustainable use 08 June 2017

Blue BioTrade: Harnessing trade and investment for sustainable use
Thursday, 8 June 2017, 15:00 – 16:30, Conference Room B, UNHQ 

Organised by UNCTAD, in collaboration with CAF, CITES and the International Oceans Institute, this side event will discuss the synergies between adhering to the BioTrade principles  and complying with existing regulatory frameworks such as CITES and how the principles could be adapted to apply to the marine environment and marine resources. 

Side event on Supporting recovery of fisheries through cooperation on threatened species and implementation of trade measures, UN Ocean Conference, UNHQ. 08 June 2017

Supporting recovery of fisheries through cooperation on threatened species and implementation of trade measures
Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 6.30pm – 7:45pm, Conference Room B, UNHQ 

This side event was organised by the CITES Secretariat in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and with interventions from the European Union, the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) and the IUCN’s Fishery Expert Group. It will focus on how partnerships tapping into synergies between sustainable fisheries, conservation and trade can contribute to achieve SDG 14.4. 

Side event on Traceability for fish and seafood in supply chains, UN Ocean Conference, UNHQ 08 June 2017

Traceability for fish and seafood in supply chains
Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 6.30pm – 7:45pm, Conference Room B, UNHQ 

Organised by the Swiss Federation in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), GS1 and the CITES Secretariat, the side event will discuss how traceability can facilitate compliance with trade regulations and CITES government to government certification standards of sustainability & legality. The event will discuss internationally agreed standards that are fair, transparent, uniform, effective and predictable such as FLUX.

Deadline for submission of documents for the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23) 24 May 2017