CITES at work

CITES steps up to protect sharks 40 years after Jaws. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at the First Pangolin Range States workshop. Read more

CITES CoP17 venue and dates announced for 2016 in South Africa. See more

WTO-CITES co-publication marks 20 years of cooperation on sustainable development. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks on the destruction of confiscated elephant ivory at Times Square, New York, the United States of America. Read more

Successful operation highlights growing international cooperation to combat wildlife crime. Read more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the 71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit.

CITES calendar

  • 14-16 July: Basic CITES workshop for inspectors, Costa Rica
  • 21-24 July: FAO Expert Consultation on “Establishing Guidelines for Catch Documentation Schemes to Improve the Traceability of Fishery Products” 21-24 July 2015, Rome, Italy. Click here to view the agenda
  • 20 August 2015: Deadline for submission of documents for the 22nd meeting of the Plants Committee (19-23 October 2015, Georgia)
  • 30 August-03 September: Twenty-eighth meeting of the Animals Committee
  • 07-11 September:

    Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) 11th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB11) >>> Link (External)