CITES at work

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 Secretary-General's intervention on Illegal Wildlife Trade at UN Environment Assembly Ministerial Dialogue, read more ...

Elephant poaching and ivory smuggling figures for 2013 released. See more.

See the CITES intervention at the 31st session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries

CITES calendar

  • 30-31 July: Pew Charitable Trusts South Asia Workshop: Implementing the CITES Shark Appendix II Listings, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 06-14 August: 10th regular session of the Science Committee of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Marshall Islands
  • 20-21 August: Workshop to test CITES Non-Detriment Finding Guidance for Shark Species, Bonn, Germany
  • 26-28 August: Bay of Bengal Capacity Building Workshop on CITES Appendix II Listings of Shark and Manta Ray Species, Chennai, India
  • 16-18 September: International workshop sharks: articulating experiences and strategies for implementation of species included in CITES Appendix II, Santa Marta, Colombia