CITES at work

Confiscated rhinos destroyed in the Czech Republic on 21 September. See CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the event.

New listing of sharks and manta rays came into force on 14 September. More ...

World Ranger Day 2014: Message from the CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon. Read more...

CITES Standing Committee (SC65) conclusions: A focus on the front lines. More

The 65th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee is scheduled to start on 7 July. See the agenda.

CITES calendar

  • 26 September 2014: Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking - towards joint action by the international community. See more.
  • 29 September 2014: The Challenges of a Living List: Making Progress on a Green Goods Agreement. See more.
  • 06-17 October: 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea. See more.
  • 13-16 October: Twenty-first annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT), Auckland, New Zealand
  • 04-09 November: 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (COP 11), Quito, Ecuador. See more.