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CITES Secretary-General's opening remarks at a High-level Stakeholder Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade held on World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

High-level Stakeholder Dialogue on Illegal Wildlife Trade

It's time to get serious about wildlife crime
 

Opening remarks by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES

WCS Central Park Zoo, New York, 3 March 2015

World Wildlife Day 2015 – It’s time to get serious about wildlife crime

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not an official document.

Communities, governance, incentives and sustainable use in combating wildlife crime

BEYOND ENFORCEMENT:
Communities, governance, incentives and sustainable use in combating wildlife crime

26 – 28 February 2015

Glenburn Lodge, Muldersdrift, South Africa

Opening Speech by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General CITES

Delivered by Tom De Meulenaer, Chief, CITES Scientific Support

Government of India hosted Asian regional workshop on the management of wild and planted agarwood taxa

Forty delegates from 15 countries attended an Asian regional workshop on the management of wild and planted agarwood taxa held in Assam, from the 19th to the 23th January 2015. Participants included representatives of most Asian agarwood range States.

Ministers further enhance international cooperation to combat rhinoceros poaching and illegal trade in rhinoceros horn

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not an official document.

CITES Secretary-General meets Chinese Vice Prime Minister in Beijing

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

New shark fin identification tool released

China and CITES Secretariat to tackle the demand for illegal ivory

For use of the media only;
not an official document.

 

Opening remarks at the workshop on demand-side strategies for curbing illegal ivory trade

Opening remarks at the

Workshop on demand-side strategies for curbing illegal ivory trade

CITES Secretary-General, Mr John E. Scanlon

Hangzhou, China

28-29 January 2015


Mr Mr Liu Dongsheng, Vice Administrator, State Forestry Administration

Trade in live elephants from Zimbabwe - Public statement of the CITES Secretariat

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has received copies of various news articles, as well as other communications by private individuals and special interest groups, concerning alleged trade in live African elephants from Zimbabwe to destinations in China and the United Arab Emirates.

The Secretariat is issuing this public statement to explain the application of CITES to this trade, and to clarify the relevant procedures.

China, the United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe are all Parties to CITES.

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