CITES at work

Focusing on marine species for the first time, the next World Wildlife Day is bound to make a splash. See more

CITES further recognized as a crucial conservation tool that benefits wildlife conservation and livelihoods of rural communities. See more

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

CITES calendar

  • 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.

  • 23 May-03 June 2019:

    18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP), Colombo, Sri Lanka.


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