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CITES Secretary-General welcomes Resolution of the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on illicit trafficking in endangered species of wild fauna and flora

During its meeting in Vienna, from 11-15 April 2011, the United Nations’ Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice adopted a Resolution on “Crime prevention and criminal justice responses against illicit trafficking in endangered species of wild fauna and flora” which was proposed by Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and the Philippines.

Opening speech of Mr John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General at the CITES Asian Snake Trade Workshop

11 April 2011, Guangzhou, China

Executive Director General of the CITES Management Authority of China, Dr. Su Chunyu,
Distinguished delegates,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

English translation unavailable for Discours d’ouverture de M. John E. Scanlon.

Thirtieth anniversary of CITES in China

Remarks by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

The Great Hall of the People, Beijing, 8 April 2011

Distinguished Minister Jia Zhibang,
Your Excellencies,
Ladies and gentlemen,

Law enforcement support for gorillas

English translation unavailable for Allocution de John Scanlon.
English translation unavailable for Alocución de John Scanlon.

CITES shares experience with UNESCO

By invitation of UNESCO, the Secretary-General of CITES, Mr John Scanlon, attended the 40th anniversary of the 1970 Convention for the fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural property*, in UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, on 15 March, 2011.

Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General,on the occasion of the 30th meeting of the World Customs Organization’s Enforcement Committee

Brussels, Belgium, 21 March 2011

Secretary General
Distinguished delegates
Ladies and Gentlemen

CITES and Nigeria