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CITES Secretariat presents its recommendations on proposals to amend the CITES Appendices - CITES #CoP17

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CITES Secretariat presents its recommendations on proposals to amend the CITES Appendices - CITES #CoP17

 

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks for Regional Preparatory meetings for CITES CoP17 and CBD COP13

 

Representatives of Parties to CITES and the CBD, country representatives from hosting countries, colleagues from Convention Secretariats, regional partners, resource persons, ladies and gentleman.

CITES Secretary-General's message for World Ranger Day 2016

World Ranger Day 2016

Message from CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon

31 July 2016

World Ranger Day honours park rangers across the world who have been injured or lost their lives in the line of duty, and also celebrates the role rangers play in protecting our natural resources, including wild animals and plants. 

Some positive signs but African elephants continue to face serious threats - CITES

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Keynote remarks by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon at the Caribbean Regional Wildlife Enforcement Workshop, Bahamas.

Keynote Remarks

Caribbean Regional Wildlife Enforcement Workshop

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General

Bahamas, 20- 22 July 2016

 

Current rules on commercial international trade in elephant ivory under CITES and Proposals to CITES CoP17

Statement by the CITES Secretariat

21 July, 2016

 

CITES to provide targeted support for critical wildlife areas in Africa

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One month left to register to attend CITES CoP17 - the World Wildlife Conference!

CITES Secretary-General's keynote address at the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking Symposium - Virginia, U.S.A

Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking Symposium

June 28 & 29, 2016, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Allder Auditorium, Springfield, Virginia, U.S.A.

Keynote Address by John E. Scanlon

CITES Secretary-General

‘CITES and tackling wildlife trafficking and CITES CoP 17’

 

100 days left before the World Wildlife Conference – CITES #CoP17 – kicks off in South Africa!

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100 days left before the World Wildlife Conference –
CITES #CoP17 – kicks off in South Africa!

Geneva, 15 June 2016 – In exactly 100 days from today, the entire CITES community will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17) to be held from 24 September to 5 October.

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