CITES at work

Colombia hosts international workshop for ensuring sustainable trade in sharks listed in CITES. See more.

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

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.

CITES calendar

  • 24-28 November: 4th meeting of the Steering Committee of the African Elephant Fund, West Tsavo, Kenya
  • 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
  • 09-11 December: Meeting of the Working Group on Fisheries Management of the Middle-East Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI), Cairo, Egypt
  • 10-12 December: UNODC Expert Group Meeting on Guidelines for forensic laboratory methods and procedures of timber identification and analysis, Vienna, Austria