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 Due recognition of CITES promoted at IPBES plenary

UNEP in Nairobi (Kenya), venue of the meeting

CITES’ Contribution to the New Strategic Biodiversity Plan 2011-2020 and Aichi Biodiversity Targets

by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES

(first posted on on 9 September 2011)

We need “all hands on deck” to deliver on the Strategic Plan and Aichi Biodiversity Targets!

Opening Remarks by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General

at the Sixty-first meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 15 August 2011

Thank you Chair and I would also like to extend a very warm welcome to the Standing Committee Members, their alternates, Party Observers, and Inter-governmental organizations, international and national non-governmental organizations.

Building compliance and enforcement capacity in Indonesia through Green Customs

CITES keynote remarks at the ninth INECE Conference on "Enforcement Cooperation: Strengthening Environmental Governance”

The International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE) held its ninth International Conference entitled “Enforcement Cooperation: Strengthening Environmental Governance” from 20 to 24 June 2011 in British Columbia, Canada.

Law enforcers and prosecutors gather in Johannesburg for specialized CITES training

Participants to the training course

Launch of the CITES Virtual College

Providing creative and cost-effective capacity building for CITES

Baeza, Spain, 7 June 2011

Brazilian support for strengthening implementation of CITES

The Role of Hunters in CITES Implementation

Keynote address by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES,
for the opening session of the 58th General Assembly of
the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC)

Saint Petersburg, 12-15 May 2011

Your Excellencies, Honourable Ministers, Mr President, Director General, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Scientists meet in Geneva to discuss global trade in CITES-listed plants

Scientists meet in Geneva to discuss global trade in CITES-listed plants