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CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Times Square, New York, the United States of America

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

19 June 2015

 

Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Sally Jewell

Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe

New York State Senator, Brad Hoylman.

Successful operation highlights growing international cooperation to combat wildlife crime

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not an official document.

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

CITES welcomes G7 Leaders' on-going commitment to combating illegal trade in wildlife

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit

71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit

Miami, 8 June 2015

‘Air transport and Illegal trade in wildlife’

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


AGM President, Doug Parker (CEO of American Airlines).
Tony Tyler, CEO of IATA.
Distinguished delegates.

IATA and CITES to cooperate on reducing illegal trade in wildlife

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not an official document.

 

CITES Secretariat welcomes GEF funding to fight illegal trade in wildlife

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not an official document.

CITES Trade Database passes 15 million records

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

CITES Trade Database passes 15 million records

 

CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory in Beijing, China

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

29 May 2015

 

Minister Zhao Shucong, State Forestry Administration,

Minister Yu Guangzhou, General Administration of Customs,

Vice Minister Chen Fengxue, State Forestry Administration,

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,

CITES Secretary-General's statement at a high-level segment of the 11th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests

"The Future International Arrangement on the Forests We Want"

CITES Statement

John E. Scanlon, Secretary General, CITES

Delivered by Milena Sosa Schmidt, Scientific Support Officer (Flora), CITES Secretariat

UNFF11 - High-level segment
New York, United States of America
13 - 14 May 2015

 

Hon. Chair, Nelson Messone

CITES and UNEP support strengthening of wildlife laws

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not an official document.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

CITES and UNEP support strengthening of wildlife laws

88 countries and 13 dependent territories need to strengthen their legal frameworks for combating illegal trade in wildlife

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