News and highlights

Taxonomy term for news and highlights

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

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

100 days until UN World Wildlife Day 2016 – a time to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

National Ivory Action Plans: Good progress made, but essential next steps needed

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Global alliance celebrates 5 years’ achievements in combating wildlife crime

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Call for entry announced for the International 
Elephant Film Festival

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Corruption as an enabler of wildlife and forest crime - Joint Statement of the Executive Director of UNODC and the Secretary-General of CITES

 

Corruption as an enabler of wildlife and forest crime

Joint Statement of Mr Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of UNODC and
Mr John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES 

Saint Petersburg, 3 November 2015

CITES Secretary-General's welcoming remarks at the Workshop on illegal trade in cheetahs

Workshop on illegal trade in cheetahs

3 – 5 November 2015

Kuwait

Welcoming remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General

 

Corruption and illegal trade in wildlife - Presentation by John E. Scanlon, 6th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption

Corruption is “an insidious plague” that is present in the wildlife sector just as it is in other sectors, indeed in virtually any form of human activity.

A clear message of the determination of the international community to work to prevent and combat corruption was sent with the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) of the UN Convention Against Corruption in 2003 and its entry into force in 2005.

100+ experts advise on global trade in high-value CITES listed timbers

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

100+ experts advise on global trade in high-value CITES listed timbers

 

New training tools for CITES-listed shark and manta rays available on CITES Sharks Portal

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

New training tools for CITES-listed shark and manta rays
available on CITES Sharks Portal

 

Pages