CITES at work

CITES steps up to protect sharks 40 years after Jaws. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the First Pangolin Range States workshop. Read more

CITES CoP17 venue and dates announced for 2016 in South Africa. See more

WTO-CITES co-publication marks 20 years of cooperation on sustainable development. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Times Square, New York, the United States of America. Read more

Successful operation highlights growing international cooperation to combat wildlife crime. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit.

CITES calendar

  • 06-09 July: Pacific Island Species Forum, Suva, Fiji >>>more information
  • 14-16 July: Basic CITES workshop for inspectors, Costa Rica
  • 20-24 July: FAO Meeting on "Implementing the 2009 FAO Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (Western coast of the African continent), Praia, Cape Verde >>> more information
  • 21-24 July: FAO Expert Consultation on Establishing Guidelines for Catch Documentation Schemes to Improve the Traceability of Fishery Products, Rome, Italy. Click here to view the agenda
  • 05-13 August: WCPFC 11th Regular Session of the Scientifc Committee, Pohnpei, Micronesia >>> more information