CITES at work

CITES Animals and Plants Committee Meetings attract record turnout of the world’s scientific experts. See more

EU contributes 8 million Euro to support the CITES tree species programme and the protection of African elephants. See more

CITES welcomes G20 leaders’ Declaration on combating corruption related to illegal trade in wildlife. See more

CITES in strong show of support for healthy oceans. See more.

CITES provides a safety net for our precious marine life. See more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the ceremony to mark the repatriation of 146 seized Tabua from New Zealand to Fiji.

United Nations issues stamps featuring newly listed CITES species. See more

Keynote Address by CITES SG John E. Scanlon at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s 17th Global Summit - Thailand. See more

China moves ahead with its closure of domestic ivory market as witnessed by the CITES Secretary General. See more

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the briefing on Fisheries Regulatory Framework at the Multilateral Level. See more

CITES calendar

  • 18-22 July:

    Twenty-ninth meeting of the Animals Committee, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 22-27 July:

    Twenty-third meeting of the Plants Committee, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 28 September 2017: Deadline for submission of documents for the 69th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC69)
  • 28 October 2017: Deadline for registration of IGO and NGO observers for the 69th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC69)
  • 27 November-01 December:

    69th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, CICG, Geneva, Switzerland.