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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.

English translation unavailable for Déclaration sur les éléphants.

A milestone of the CITES Trade Database

Remarks by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

made during the Global Tiger Initiative side-event
at the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties
to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Nagoya, Japan, 28 October 2010

Statement by John Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES to 79th Interpol General Assembly

8 November 2010, Doha, Qatar

Mr President
Secretary General
Commissioners of Police and heads of INTERPOL National Central Bureaus
Distinguished Delegates
Ladies and Gentlemen

English translation unavailable for Statement by John Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES.

A milestone of the CITES Trade Database

CoP15

CoP15 postponed

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