CITES at work

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.

New listing of sharks and manta rays came into force on 14 September. More ...

CITES calendar

  • 21-23 October: APEC Capacity Building Workshop on Reduction of Demand for Illegally Traded Wildlife, Hanoi, Viet Nam
  • 28-30 October: Meeting of the EU Wildlife Trade Enforcement Group, Brussels, Belgium
  • 04-09 November: 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (COP 11), Quito, Ecuador. See more.
  • 05-06 November: 83rd ICPO-INTERPOL General Assembly, Monaco