New Parties to CITES

The 172nd Party: the Kyrgyz Republic

The Depositary Government of the Convention (the Government of the Swiss Confederation) has informed the Secretariat that the Kyrgyz Republic deposited its instrument of succession on 4 June 2007. The Convention will enter into force for the Kyrgyz Republic on 2 September 2007, making it the 172nd Party to CITES.

This news was announced during the on-going 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES. Parties participating in the meeting warmly welcomed this new member of the CITES family.

Kyrgyzstan is situated in Central Asia.

Map of the Kyrgyz Republic