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September 2016

  • 24 September-05 October:

    17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP), Johannesburg, South Africa. See CoP17 webpage.

  • 28-29 September:

    Second global meeting of wildlife enforcement networks, Johannesburg, South Africa >> information note, tentative agenda, >> registration is now closed. Participants can register on the day based on space availability.

October 2016

  • 02-05 October:

    INTERPOL Wildlife Crime Working Group Meeting, Johannesburg, South Africa 

  • 05 October:

    68th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • 20-28 October:

    66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission. Portorož, Slovenia.

November 2016

  • 09-10 November:

    The 45th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), Bonn, Germany. See the event page for more information.

  • 17-18 November:

    Ha Noi Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade, Ha Noi, Viet Nam. Please visit the conference website for more information.

December 2016

  • 04-17 December:

    CBD COP 13, COP/MOP 8 to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and COP/MOP 2 to the Nagoya Protocol on  Access and Benefit-sharing, Cancún, Mexico. More information could be found at

  • 04-17 December:

    Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Cancún, Mexico.