CITES at work

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

World Ranger Day 2014: Message from the CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon. Read more...

CITES Standing Committee (SC65) conclusions: A focus on the front lines. More

The 65th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee is scheduled to start on 7 July. See the agenda.

CITES visits Iranian sturgeon aquaculture facilities. See more.

CITES calendar

  • 16-18 September: International workshop sharks: articulating experiences and strategies for implementation of species included in CITES Appendix II, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • 22-26 September: Thirty-sixth annual meeting of the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), Spain
  • 13-16 October: Twenty-first annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT), Auckland, New Zealand
  • 01-05 December: Eleventh regular session of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Apia, Samoa
  • 12-14 May: Eighth session of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI), Islamic Republic of Iran