Secretary-General of CITES

Angola – World Environment Day 2016 - Message from John E Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

Angola – World Environment Day 2016

Message from John E Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

5 June 2016

 

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the Committee of the German Bundestag for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

German Bundestag (Federal Diet)

Public discussion with experts on “the wildlife trade” including on
“Combating poaching and the illegal wildlife trade”

Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

Marie-Elisabeth-Luders Building, Berlin

Opening Remarks by John E. Scanlon Cites Secretary-General

 

Lion Range State Meeting - Joint statement by CITES - CMS

       

Joint Statement by

John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES and Bradnee Chambers, Executive Secretary of CMS

 

Distinguished delegates,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

U.N. World Environment Day 2016 (5 June 2016)

Message from CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon
 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 25th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

CITES and the UN Conventions against Corruption and Transnational Organized Crime

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

25th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Plenary Session 24 May 2016

 

Chair

Distinguished Delegates

CITES Secretary General's Interview on Ivory Trade - External Link

(Beijing) – China's controversial legal market for ivory exists because the country imported 62 tons of elephant tusks from African countries in 2008 in a one-off sale authorized by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the primary international agreement protecting the animal.

CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

14 April 2016

 

Hon. Dato Sri Dr Haji Wan Junaidi bin Tuanku Jaafar, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia
Hon. Dato’ Sri Azizan Ahmad, Secretary General, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

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World Wildlife Day 2016 generates huge show of support for wildlife

The global community observed UN World Wildlife Day for the third time on 3 March 2016 with countries and people from right across the globe rallying around the theme “The future of wildlife is in our hands”.

This special day for wildlife on the UN calendar has once again given the world a chance to reconnect with our planet’s wild side and to acknowledge our collective responsibility to bring illegal wildlife trade to an end.

Keynote Address by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon at the International conference on wildlife crime - The Hague, Netherlands

Keynote Address - Plenary Opening Session

By John E. Scanlon

CITES Secretary-General

CITES – galvanizing a global collective effort to save wildlife

 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Colombo, Sri Lanka

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

26 January 2016

 

Religious dignitaries

Hon. Gamini  Jayawickrema  Perera,  Minister for Sustainable Development and Wildlife 

Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance

Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Members of Parliament, Diplomats, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen and dear children.

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