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CITES calls on zoos and aquariums to support wildlife trade controls and to join the fight against wildlife trafficking

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PRESS RELEASE

CITES Secretary-General's keynote address at the WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Annual Conference 2017 - Berlin, Germany

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

WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Annual Conference 2017

"What is CITES and what is its Relationship to Zoos and Aquariums?"

Berlin, Germany, 15-19 October 2017

 

WAZA President, Jenny Gray

WAZA CEO, Doug Cress

International trade in live elephants

In response to considerable interest from members of the public and non-government organizations, the CITES Secretariat offers this quick guide to CITES controls on international trade in live elephants.

Elephants taken from the wild

CITES controls over newly-listed shark species enter into force

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CITES Secretary-General’s opening speech for the Global Wildlife Program Annual Conference, High Level Segment - Delhi, India

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

Global Wildlife Program Annual Conference

High Level Segment Opening

Delhi, 2 October 2017

 

Predators under threat! International Film Festival for Big Cats announced

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE

CITES Secretary-General's message for the Cat Summit - Jackson Hole, United States

Message for the Cat Summit

 
CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon
 
24 September, Jackson Hole, United States
 

CITES welcomes powerful new UN resolution on tackling illicit wildlife trafficking

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CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking in Wild Fauna and Flora - Bangkok, Thailand

Statement by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking in Wild Fauna and Flora

Bangkok, Thailand, 11-15 September 2017

 

Protecting big cats is the call of next year’s World Wildlife Day, 3 March 2018

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