Secretary-General of CITES

Opening speech of Mr John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General at the CITES Asian Snake Trade Workshop

11 April 2011, Guangzhou, China

Executive Director General of the CITES Management Authority of China, Dr. Su Chunyu,
Distinguished delegates,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thirtieth anniversary of CITES in China

Remarks by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

The Great Hall of the People, Beijing, 8 April 2011

Distinguished Minister Jia Zhibang,
Your Excellencies,
Ladies and gentlemen,

Remarks by John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary-General,on the occasion of the 30th meeting of the World Customs Organization’s Enforcement Committee

Brussels, Belgium, 21 March 2011

Secretary General
Chairperson
Distinguished delegates
Ladies and Gentlemen

Remarks by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES made during the 29th session of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Committee on Fisheries (COFI)

Rome, Italy, 1 February 2011

(Oral presentation was limited to four minutes and the main points set out below were highlighted)

Chair
Honourable Ministers
Delegates from COFI members
Observers

Remarks by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES made during the Illegal Tiger Trade session of the International Tiger Forum

St Petersburg, Russian Federation, 22 November 2010

Statement by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES to the 17th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

Paris, 19 November 2010

Mister Chair
Commission officers
Distinguished delegates
Cooperating parties, entities or fishing entities
Observers

It is a great pleasure to be with you today at this 17th Special Meeting of the Commission.

Remarks by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES made during the Geneva Environment Network briefing on the Outcomes of the Nagoya Biodiversity Summit

Geneva, Switzerland, 10 November 2010

Statement to the High-Level Segment of CBD-COP 10 in Nagoya

11.00 am 28 October 2010

Intervention by the Executive Heads of the Secretariats of the:
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance;
Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage;
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora; and
Convention on Migratory Species

Delivered by the Secretary-General of CITES

Remarks by the Secretary-General of CITES, Mr John Scanlon on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of CITES

Museum of Natural History of the City of Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland

Your excellencies, Madame la Maire, distinguished CITES authorities, colleagues within and outside of the United Nations system, friends of CITES, ladies and gentleman,

2010 is an important year for many reasons.

Statement by the Secretary-General of CITES on concerns expressed about confiscated orangutans

Geneva, 20 May 2010

The Secretariat has recently received a number of emails urging the return to Indonesia of 11 orangutans confiscated by the CITES Management Authority of Thailand in February 2009.

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