CITES at work

Workshop “Showcasing successful livelihoods experiences: assess and address impacts of CITES decisions on livelihoods” , Bay of Cispata, Colombia, 11-12 February 2015. See more

Ministers further enhance international cooperation to combat rhinoceros poaching and illegal trade in rhinoceros horn. See more.

CITES Secretary-General meets Chinese Vice Prime Minister. See more.

China and CITES Secretariat to tackle the demand for illegal ivory. See the press release.

National Ivory Action Plan web portal now available here.

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

CITES calendar

  • 3 March 2015: World Wildlife Day (see more)
  • 27 April-01 May: 19th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), Republic of Korea
  • 11-15 May: 6th Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the ​​​Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC)
  • 30 August-03 September: 28th meeting of the CITES Animals Committee, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 08-09 October: Meeting of Member Countries of the FAO Committee on Fisheries to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, Vigo, Spain
  • 19-23 October: 22nd meeting of the CITES Plants Committee, Georgia