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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.
 

A good week for wildlife – CITES meeting takes bold decisions in fight against illicit wildlife trafficking and on ensuring sustainability

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Wildlife Crime Consortium launches enforcement indicators for wildlife and forest crime and a new global programme

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Wildlife Crime Consortium launches enforcement indicators for wildlife
and forest crime and a new global programme

 

New tool launched to showcase the important role of local communities in sustainable management of CITES-listed species

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World’s wildlife trade regulator meets to assess compliance with multilateral rules, strengthen measures to prevent extinctions and tackle illicit trafficking

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Opening remarks by Chairman of the Standing Committee at the 66th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

Opening Remarks
by Mr Øystein Størkersen, Chairman of the Standing Committee

at the Sixty-sixth meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 11 January 2016

Opening Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General at the Sixty-sixth meeting of the Standing Committee

Sixty-sixth meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 11 January 2016

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General

CITES shark listings capacity building efforts recognised by UN General Assembly in annual resolution on Sustainable Fisheries

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CITES shark listings capacity building efforts recognised by UN General Assembly
in annual resolution on Sustainable Fisheries

 

World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) and CITES agree to collaborate on animal health and welfare issues worldwide to safeguard biodiversity and protect animals

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