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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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17 November 2022

CITES CoP19 – End of week 1

4.20pm on November 17 may turn out to be an important time for more than 50 species of requiem sharks. Half an hour later may be equally so for Hammerhead...
Requiem and Hammerhead sharks
15 November 2022
SG statements

Secretary-General's opening speech to CoP19

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to Panama... welcome to my home, welcome to the CoP of the Americas! It has been 20 years since the last CITES CoP...
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14 November 2022

CITES CoP 19 is underway!

Just after 9am this morning, the 19th Meeting of the conference of the Parties to CITES – CoP19 got underway. Over the next two weeks, it will make decisions that...
CoP19 Day 1