European Union

Official name Region ISO 3166-2 code Flag
European Union
Europe
EU
EU

Party status

Type Party status Date of joining Entry into force
Party Accession 09 April 2015 08 July 2015

National contacts

    Management authorities

    1. European Commission

    Directorate General for the Environment
    Mailing address
    Rue de la Loi 200 / Wetstraat 200
    1049 Bruxelles/Brussel
    Belgium
    People
    Mr Jorge Rodriguez-Romero
    Deputy Head of the Unit for Multilateral Environmental Cooperation
    Telephone
    +32 2 295 71 93
    Mr Matthias Leonhard Maier
    Team leader - CITES and EU Wildlife Trade policy
    Telephone
    +32 2 295 85 33

    The European Union is competent for the adoption of common conditions for the issue, use and presentation of permits and certificates granted under the Convention. Management Authorities of the EU Member States* are competent to grant permits or certificates on behalf of their country.

    * Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden

    Last update
    04 January 2021

    The European Union is competent for the adoption of common conditions for the issue, use and presentation of permits and certificates granted under the Convention. Management Authorities of the EU Member States* are competent to grant permits or certificates on behalf of their country.

    * Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland