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Pioneering seminar held in Paraguay to boost legal capacity to tackle different types of illicit trade

The Secretariat recently participated in a seminar on illicit trade and counterfeiting (2-6 June 2014,  Asunción, Paraguay), organized by the INTERPOL General Secretariat, Office of Legal Affairs (Lyon, France) and the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Paraguay.

CITES Secretary-General's intervention on Illegal Wildlife Trade at UN Environment Assembly Ministerial Dialogue

‘Illegal Wildlife Trade’

UN Environment Assembly

Intervention by John E. Scanlon

Secretary-General of CITES

Nairobi, Kenya – 26 June 2014

 

The international dimension of illegal wildlife trade

Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development - A Global Symposium on Environmental Rule of Law
 

‘The international dimension of illegal wildlife trade’ 

 
Presentation by
 
John E. Scanlon

Press release: Environment Ministers add their voice to global efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade

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

PRESS RELEASE

Environment Ministers add their voice to global efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade

CITES calls for a focus on the front lines. Ecosystems under threat from illegal wildlife trade

Press release: UNESCO calls for closer cooperation with CITES to protect World Heritage Sites

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

UNESCO calls for closer cooperation with CITES to protect World Heritage Sites

Selous Game Reserve included in the list of World Heritage in Danger

Wild and Precious Exhibit travels from Bangkok and Shanghai to Beijing and Nairobi

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not an official document.

Elephant poaching and ivory smuggling figures released today

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not an official document.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Elephant poaching and ivory smuggling figures released today

Poaching levels remain alarmingly high at over 20,000. More large ivory seizures
in Africa than Asia for the first time

FAO and CITES support Asian countries with the implementation of recent shark listings

CITES intervention at the 31st Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries

Update on FAO-CITES activities related to commercially-exploited aquatic species
 

John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General,

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

9-13 June 2014, Rome, Italy

Chair, Johan H. Williams

Committee delegates

Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools

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