CITES at work

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 visits Iranian sturgeon aquaculture facilities. See more.

CITES Secretary-General's intervention on Illegal Wildlife Trade at UN Environment Assembly Ministerial Dialogue, read more ...

Elephant poaching and ivory smuggling figures for 2013 released. See more.

CITES calendar

  • 06-14 August: 10th regular session of the Science Committee of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Marshall Islands
  • 20-21 August: Workshop to test CITES Non-Detriment Finding Guidance for Shark Species, Bonn, Germany
  • 26-28 August: Bay of Bengal Capacity Building Workshop on CITES Appendix II Listings of Shark and Manta Ray Species, Chennai, India
  • 16-18 September: International workshop sharks: articulating experiences and strategies for implementation of species included in CITES Appendix II, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • 22-26 September: Thirty-sixth annual meeting of the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), Spain