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World Economic Forum, CITES, highlight using cutting edge technologies in better regulating wildlife trade

Creating an innovative funding mechanism to foster the development of cutting edge technologies to help CITES ensure that international trade in wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival is the topic of the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Governance for Sustainability 'Green Light' publication.

Read the 'Green Light' publication here:

New Checklist of CITES species now available online

Keeping track of the 35,000+ species listed under CITES has now been made easier through
the development of an online database-driven Checklist of CITES species

Global Snow Leopard Conservation Forum

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
 
October, 2013
 
Statement of John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES
President Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic.
 
Vice Prime Minister, Sarpashev, Chair of the Forum Organizing Committee.
 
Distinguished delegates from across the 12 Range States of the snow leopard.
 

MEAs different approaches in support of implementation of the overall Strategic Plan for Biodiversity

 
Statement by CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon
 
16 October 2013
 

UN Security Council condemns devastation of natural heritage and notes that poaching and trafficking of wildlife are a factor that fuels the crisis in the Central African Republic

The 179th Party: Angola

The CITES Secretariat welcomes the APEC Leaders’ Bali Declaration to combat wildlife trafficking

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), welcomes the Bali Declaration, agreed by the Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Bali, Indonesia on 8 October 2013, to combat wildlife trafficking.

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. 

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.

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