CITES at work

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.

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

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