Thirty-fifth anniversary of CITES

CITES: 35 yearsOn the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the entry into force of CITES, the Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office in Geneva and the CITES Secretary-General hosted an official reception at the Natural History Museum of the City of Geneva on 1 July 2010, from 16h00 to 18h00.

Welcoming addresses were made by:

They were followed by interventions from:

  • Her Excellency Mrs Betty E. King, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva;

  • Mrs Muna Abbas Radhi, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Geneva;

  • Mr Thomas Jemmi, Deputy Director General of the Swiss Federal Veterinary Office;

  • Mrs Sandrine Salerno, Mayor of the City of Geneva

The welcoming remarks and interventions were followed by the projection of a short film and a reception offered by the Swiss Government.

 

Slideshow of the 35th Anniversary Reception



Video from the 35th Anniversary Reception


Video of the 35th Anniversary Reception

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