CITES at work

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 acquatic species including sharks and manta ray. See more.

Latest UN Chronicle focuses on illegal wildlife trade.

Malagasy President and CITES Secretary-General discuss actions to stem illegal timber trade in the margins of 69th UN General Assembly. See more.

High-level Discussion at UN Headquarters: Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking – Towards Joint Action by the International Community. See moderator's summary.

CITES calendar

  • 24-28 November: 4th meeting of the Steering Committee of the African Elephant Fund, West Tsavo, Kenya
  • 25-27 November: International workshop sharks: articulating experiences and strategies for implementation of species included in CITES Appendix II, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • 25-27 November: Annual meetings of INTERPOL's Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Committee, Lyon, France
  • 27-28 November: International Workshop on the Prohibition of the Illicit Trade of Wildlife, Tagaytay City, Philippines
  • 01-05 December: Eleventh regular session of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Apia, Samoa