CITES at work

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 12th IATA World Cargo Symposium - Dallas, Texas, USA. See more

UN issues 25th edition of endangered species stamps highlighting species protected under CITES. See more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the US Department of State World Wildlife Day Reception - Washington DC, USA. See more

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the Rural Communities Working Group meeting, Nairobi, Kenya - See more

CITES CoP18 will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2019. See more

European Union invests 30 million Euro to counter the illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife in Southern, Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean. See more.

World’s wildlife trade regulator focused on front-line action. See more.

Fight against wildlife crime gets a USD20 million boost. See more

100 days until UN World Wildlife Day 2018. See more

CITES calendar

  • 09 April-22 June: UNIA Master’s Course in Management and Conservation of Species in Trade: the International Framework (13th edition)
  • 18-20 April:

    CITES international technical workshop on eels (Anguillid spp) to be held in London, UK

  • 17 May 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents for the 30th meeting of the Animals Committee

  • 21 May 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents for the 24th meeting of the Plants Committee

  • 13-15 June: International workshop on guiding principles, methodologies, practical tools, information, forensic expertise, compliance risk assessments and other legal resources needed by Management Authorities to verify the legal acquisition of specimens of CITES-listed species to be exported (STEF) - Brussels, BE


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