Secretary-General of CITES

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the high-level event at UN Headquarters to celebration World Wildlife Day

Opening remarks at the high-level event at UN Headquarters marking World Wildlife Day 2020
CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero

3 March 2020, UN Headqurters, New York

Excellencies,

Distinguished guests,

Friends and colleagues:

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the event to celebrate the second anniversary of the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online

Remarks at the event to celebrate the second anniversary
of the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online

Ivonne Higuero, CITES Secretary-General

2 March 2020, New York, USA

CITES Secretary-General delivers the Biodiversity Liaison Group’s statement at CMS COP13

Joint Statement of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions to CMS COP 13

17 February 2020, Ghandhinagar, India

 

Thank you Chair.

Distinguished delegates:

Opening remarks of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuer at the Debriefing of Operation Thunderball

Debriefing of Thunderball and Operation Demeter V

Opening remarks of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero

26 November 2019, Shenzhen, China

Your Excellency Mr Ni Yuefeng, Minister for China Customs

Your Excellency Mr Zhuang Guotai,, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment

Your Excellency Mr Li Chunliang, Vice Administrator of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration

Mr Yang Hong, member of the Standing Committee of CPC of Shenzhen

Message from CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for the 2019 Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards

Under the theme Fighting Transboundary Environmental Crime

13 November 2019, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Madame Ambassador Rødsmoen
Distinguished Award Winners
Ladies and Gentlemen

Closing remarks of CITES Secretary-General at the 18th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

Eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

Closing remarks of CITES Secretary-General, Ivonne Higuero

Geneva (Switzerland), 28 August 2019

Chair, Alternate Chair, Chairs of Committees I and II, esteemed delegates, dear colleagues,

Opening remarks of CITES Secretary-General at the 18th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

Eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES

Opening remarks of CITES Secretary-General, Ivonne Higuero

Geneva (Switzerland), 17 August 2019

Message of CITES Secretary-General for World Ranger Day 2019

World Ranger Day 2019

Message from CITES Secretary-General, Ivonne Higuero

31 July 2019

On World Ranger Day 2019, let’s join up to reflect upon the important role and selfless work of
park rangers around the world in their fight to protect wildlife!

Remarks of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for WCO IT/TI Conference

14 June 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan

Good afternoon, Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen,

Message from the Secretary-General on the 71st meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, and the 72nd meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

Following my messages and the updates of the Secretariat dated 21 April, 26 April, 3 May, 10 May and 17 May, where we expressed our compassion for the people of Sri Lanka for the impacts of the heinous acts committed in their country on 21 April 2019, announced the postponement of the meeting and the process in which the Secretariat engaged to address as soon as possible the delay in carrying out the 18th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES, I wish to confirm the new dates and venue of the meeting to Parties and Observers:

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