CITES at work

Ivonne Higuero named as new CITES Secretary-General. See more

CITES Secretariat welcomes 2018 London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade. See more

CITES annual meeting sees States stepping up action against the over exploitation of precious timber and other species. See more

CoP18 official logo and website unveiled at SC70. See more

Rosewood, elephants, eels and tigers among many issues to be addressed by CITES annual meeting. See more

500 experts meet to review sustainable trade in wild animals and plants before the next World Wildlife Conference. See more

Global experts meet to review international trade in wildlife before the next major CITES conference. See more

CITES calendar

  • 05-08 November 2018:

    1st Meeting of Range States for the Joint CMS-CITES African Carnivores Initiative. 5 - 8 November 2018 in Bonn, Germany. Please see: Official website, more information

  • 06-08 November 2018:

    Workshop on CITES and Livelihoods, Guangzhou, China

  • 17-29 November 2018:
    Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
  • 27 November 2018:

    CITES Workshop on Demand Reduction Strategies to Combat Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Bangkok, Thailand

  • 24 December 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents, including proposals to amend the Appendices, for consideration at CoP18.


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