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On World Wildlife Day UN Implores Urgent Action to End Poaching Crisis

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not an official document.

 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

African elephants still in decline due to high levels of poaching

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Media advisory - UN World Wildlife Day 2016

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not an official document.

MEDIA ADVISORY

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

 

International Elephant Film Festival Celebrates World’s Best Elephant Films

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not an official document.

 

    JOINT PRESS RELEASE

CITES traceability pilot project presented at global sharks meeting in Costa Rica

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

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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Keynote Address by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Keynote Address

'CITES and wildlife trade – how CITES works and how it links to wildlife tourism’

John E. Scanlon

Secretary-General, CITES Secretariat

Colombo, Sri Lanka 25 January 2016

 

Call for entries: poster design contest for World Wildlife Day 2016

The 182nd Party to CITES: Tajikistan

19 January 2016:  The CITES Secretariat is pleased to welcome the Republic of Tajikistan as the 182nd Party to CITES.
 
Tajikistan is situated in Central Asia, bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east.
 

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