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Engaging the Traditional Chinese Medicine industry in the recovery of the saiga antelope

At a workshop on the conservation and sustainable use of the saiga antelope, representatives of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) industry – which uses saiga horn in several medical products – confirmed their willingness to do their part in restoring wild saiga populations.

CITES species stamps

The United Nations Postal Administration launches a new set of stamps depicting CITES-listed species

One sheet from the just-released 2010 series of the UNPA Endangered Species

Thirty-fifth anniversary of CITES

CITES: 35 yearsOn the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the entry into force of CITES, the Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office in Geneva and the CITES Secretary-General hosted an official reception at the Natural History Museum of the City of Geneva on 1 July 2010, from 16h00 to 18h00.

Welcoming addresses were made by:

A milestone of the CITES Trade Database

CoP15

Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties The Government of Qatar, as Host Country of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, and the CITES Secretariat have agreed that the meeting shall be held in Doha from 13 to 25 March 2010. Further information on this meeting is available in Notification to the Parties No. 2009/030.

CoP15 postponed

Happy 200th birthday Mr Darwin

The 175th Party: Bosnia and Herzegovina

New support manual for wildlife crimes investigators

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