CITES at work

International workshop follows up CITES CoP17 decisions on tree species. See more

Call for entries: Through young eyes - photo competition for UN World Wildlife Day 2017. See more

Engaging and empowering the youth is the call of next year’s UN World Wildlife Day. See more

New CITES trade rules come into effect as 2017 starts. See more

First post-CoP17 CITES-led workshop addresses livelihoods of the poor rural communities. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's intervention at Hanoi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

CITES CoP17 – A CoP of “Firsts” and a Turning Point for the World’s Wildlife. Read more

CITES calendar

  • 3 March 2017:

    World Wildlife Day 2017 – Listen to the young voices. Click here to see the event website

  • 19 May 2017: Deadline for submission of documents for the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)
  • 23 May 2017: Deadline for submission of documents for the 23rd meeting of the Plants Committee (PC23)
  • 18 June 2017: Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)
  • 18 June 2017: Deadline for members to inform the Secretariat of their intention to participate in the 29th meeting of the Animals Committee (AC29)