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27 January 2023

World Wildlife Day 2023 website launched

The countdown to the world’s annual celebration of wildlife is on. The United Nations World Wildlife Day (WWD) is just over a month away and today saw the relaunch of...
24 January 2023

CITES saddened by death of Jean-Patrick Le Duc

The CITES Secretariat was saddened to learn of the death of former staff member Jean- Patrick Le Duc. Jean-Patrick Le Duc attended CoP4 (1983) to CoP6 (1987) representing various non-governmental...
Jean-Patrick Le Duc
07 December 2022
SG statements

SG's statement on Cooperation at CBD CoP15

Statement By the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention...
CITES SG addressing CBD CoP15
06 December 2022
SG statements

SG's Reflection on CITES COP19 outcomes

By CITES Secretary-General, Ivonne Higuero After a few days off to recover from the very busy t wo weeks in Panama and now moving on to the CBD Open Ended...
Dais at CITES CoP19
26 November 2022
Press releases

Record number of species to be regulated by CITES after CoP19

Representatives of more than 160 governments, Parties to the Convention on International trade in Endangered Species of Wild fauna and flora (CITES), today reaffirmed their commitment to address the biodiversity...
Closing of CoP19
26 November 2022
SG statements

SG's Closing speech to CITES CoP19

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends. It’s Friday, the 25th of November - the last day of CoP19. We made it! All of us have worked tirelessly and for a long...
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