Secretary-General of CITES

Written Statement of the CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon to the First Asian Rhino Range States Meeting

HE Dr Zulkifli Hasan
Minister of Forestry
Ministry of Forestry
Gedung Manggala Wanabakti
Blok I Lt. 8, Jalan Gatot Subroto
Jakarta 10270
Indonesia.
Your excellency,
 

CITES Secretary-General addresses African Forestry and Wildlife Commission

By invitation, CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon, made a keynote address to the Opening Session of the 19th Session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) held in Windhoek, Namibia on 30 September 2013. 

Wildlife crimes and punishments

Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of UNODC and 
John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General
 
MEASURES: Countries must make wildlife crime a serious crime in their own legislation
 
Organized criminal networks are trafficking in  endangered species, driving them to the brink of extinction. We need to act before it is too late.
 

Wildlife crime ranks among trafficking in drugs, arms and humans

Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of UNODC and 
John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

High-level Panel Discussion: "Poaching and Illicit Wildlife Trafficking – A multidimensional crime and a growing challenge to the international community"

UN General Assembly side event
hosted by Germany and Gabon, New York, 26 September 2013
 
Opening Remarks by Session Moderator CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon
 
Excellencies, distinguished guests, colleagues
 

Wildlife crime is robbing the future of Africa - Jeune Afrique

Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova and 
CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon

World Ranger Day 2013: Message from the CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon

Geneva, Switzerland, 31 July 2013

 

2013 WCO IT Conference & Exhibition:

Explore the ways that modern information and communications technology can lead to
exciting possibilities for a whole-of-government approach at the border

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

14 to 16 May 2013

Keynote Address

John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General

CITES at 40 Marks a Major Decision Point for Sharks, Trees, Snakes, Turtles and other Wildlife Species (9 May 2013)

The 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP16) held March 2013 in Bangkok, will be remembered as a defining moment in the 40 year history of the Convention

Presentation to the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Thematic discussion on the challenge posed by
emerging forms of crime that have a significant impact on the environment
and ways to deal with it effectively

Vienna, Austria, 23  April, 2013

John E. Scanlon
Secretary-General CITES


Thank you Ambassador Mabongo, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates.

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