CITES at work

Countdown begins for #CITESCoP17, dedicated web portal launched. See more.

TED-type talk by CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon on legal and illegal wildlife trade at the Wildlife Forum during XIV World Forestry Congress 2015. See more

200 science experts advise on trade levels and conservation status of CITES-listed animals. See more.

CITES Secretary-General's welcoming remarks at the 28th Meeting of the CITES Animals Committee.

CITES and IUCN bolster collaboration in tackling poaching and illegal wildlife trade. See more.

CITES Secretariat welcomes UN General Assembly Resolution on tackling illicit trafficking in wildlife. See more.

ICCWC's extensive network and global reach. For more details on ICCWC, see more.

CITES welcomes EU as 181st Party. See more.

17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP), Johannesburg

CITES calendar

  • 05-08 October:

    2nd Meeting of Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding  on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia. Trondheim, Norway. 

  • 06-08 October:

     Eye on Earth Summit: Informed Decision Making for Sustainable Development, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Click here to view the agenda.

  • 07-09 October:

    ICCWC Timber Expert Group Meeting, Vienna.

  • 08-09 October: Meeting of the FAO Committee on Fisheries Member Countries: celebrating 20th anniversary of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, Vigo, Spain
  • 09-11 October:

    6th Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) , Bonn, Germany.