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.
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. Friends and colleagues from intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and in particular the Forum co-organizers. ----
World Ranger Day 2017 Message from CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon On World Ranger Day 2017, we join you to "stand with the park rangers of the world in their fight to protect wildlife"! 31 July 2017 World Ranger Day honours park rangers across the world who have been injured or lost their lives in the line of duty, and also celebrates the role rangers play in protecting our natural resources, including wild animals and plants.
Twenty-third meeting of the Plants Committee Geneva (Switzerland), 22-27 July 2017 Opening Remarks John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General 22 July 2017 Welcome to beautiful and humid Geneva! This is the first time we have met in Geneva since 2011, with the Plants Committee having met in Dublin, Ireland, Veracruz, Mexico and Tbilisi, Georgia since that time. We are most grateful to the Government of Switzerland for making this venue available to us, where we have another 5 days of meetings ahead of us for our joint meeting and this Committee. You missed out on the beautiful sunny weather when the Animals Committee started but you also missed the problems with the Wi-Fi!