CITES at work

CITES Secretary-General speaking at UN General Assembly's Informal Plenary Meeting to celebrate World Wildlife Day. See more.

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.

CITES calendar

  • 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
  • 09-16 November: 24th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Malta