Press releases

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CITES praises GEF for approving innovative rhino project

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not an official document.

Project backed by GEF and UNEP will use wildlife forensics to track illegal trade in rhino horns

CITES knowledge management contributes to UN Information Portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements (InforMEA)

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not an official document.

Asian countries move towards CITES e-permitting systems to strengthen the protection of CITES species

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not an official document.

Geneva/Guangzhou, 14 May 2012 – The development and use of CITES e-permitting systems, and their role in ensuring legal, sustainable and traceable international trade in CITES-listed species, was discussed by countries in Asia at a meeting in Guangzhou, China on 9 to 11 May 2012.

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CITES Secretariat praises China for major nationwide wildlife law enforcement operations

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not an official document.

New national CITES enforcement coordinating body shows positive results

 

Aquatic species dominate UN-backed scientific meeting

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not an official document.

Experts recommend measures to reduce unsustainable trade in corals, dolphins,
sharks and seahorses, among other species.

 

Leading scientists meet to discuss the criteria for listing sharks and other aquatic species

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not an official document.

Exploitation levels of sturgeons, snakes, tortoises and freshwater turtles also under review
 

CITES Secretary-General expresses grave concern over reports of mass elephant killings in Cameroon

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not an official document.

Geneva, 28 February 2012 – The Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), John E. Scanlon, has expressed grave concern over recent reports of the poaching of close to 450 elephants in Bouba Ndjida National Park in northern Cameroon.

World's wild tiger range countries agree on police and customs enforcement measures for nearly-extinct species

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not an official document.

New CITES collaboration engages industry partners and global investors

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not an official document.

Innovative financing to help expand capacity of countries to combat poaching
and illegal wildlife trade and promote sustainable use

 

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