CITES at work

National Ivory Action Plan web portal now available here.

Colombia hosts international workshop for ensuring sustainable trade in sharks listed in CITES. See more.

The CITES Virtual College now available in Chinese. See more.

CITES supports INTERPOL Operation to locate environmental criminals. See more.

Newly released UN Endangered Species stamps feature CITES-listed aquatic species including sharks and manta ray. See more.

Latest UN Chronicle focuses on illegal wildlife trade.

CITES calendar

  • 28-29 January: Workshop on demand-side strategies for curbing illegal ivory trade, Hangzhou, China
  • 02-06 February: 'Towards Zero Poaching' Symposium, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 11-14 February: CITES Ministerial dialogue and senior officials meeting for key States concerned with the illegal trade in rhinoceros horn, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 11-13 February: Workshop “Showcasing successful livelihoods experiences: assess and address impacts of CITES decisions on livelihoods” , Bay of Cispata, Colombia
  • 17-20 February: FAO Workshop on Linking Global and Regional Levels in the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Rome, Italy