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CITES Secretary-General's statement for World Environment Day 2017

‘I’m with nature’

Statement by John Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

 

CITES provides a safety net for our precious marine life

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not an official document.

 

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CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the ceremony to mark the repatriation of 146 seized Tabua from New Zealand to Fiji - Nadi, Fiji

Tabua- the polished tooth of a sperm whale - holding deep cultural significance as gifts in Fiji, often passed down through generations.

Ceremony to mark the repatriation of 146 seized Tabua from New Zealand to Fiji

Nadi, Fiji, 29 May 2017

Statement by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General CITES

 

His Excellency the Hon. Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji Rear Admiral J.V. Bainimarama

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the destruction of confiscated and other wildlife parts - Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Destruction of Confiscated and Other Wildlife Parts

Chitwan National Park, Nepal, 22 May, 2017

International Day for Biodiversity

Statement by Mr John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES

 

Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat,

Ministers and State Ministers, Government of Nepal,  

EU provides 900,000 EUR to support CITES marine species capacity building projects

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not an official document.

 

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United Nations issues stamps featuring newly listed CITES species

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not an official document.

 

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CITES Task Force agrees on strategies to combat illegal trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles

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CITES Task Force agrees on strategies to combat illegal trade in tortoises and freshwater turtles

 

CITES calls on tourism and travel sector to join the fight against illegal wildlife trade

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CITES Secretary-General's keynote Address at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s 17th Global Summit - Bangkok, Thailand

 ‘Transforming our World’

World Travel and Tourism Council’s 17th Global Summit

Bangkok, Thailand 26-27 April 2017

‘Tourism for Tomorrow’

Keynote Address by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the Regional Project to Manage, Monitor and Control Wild Fauna and Flora Species Endangered by Trade (KfW Project), Brasilia, Brazil

Inception Workshop

Brasilia, Brazil, 25 to 26 April 2017

Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

 

Secretary General, Ambassador María Jacqueline Mendoza Ortega

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