CITES at work

CITES Standing Committee postpones the Animals & Plants Committee meetings until 2021. See more.

Message of CITES Secretary-General Ivonne Higuero for International Day for Biological Diversity. See more.

CITES and UNEP-WCMC add new identification resources to main CITES Species platforms. See more.

Call for nominations open for the 2020 Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards. See more.

CITES Secretariat’s statement in relation to COVID-19. See more

New wildlife trade management system goes live in Sri Lanka.

World Wildlife Day highlights importance of sustainable use of wildlife for people, planet and prosperity in “biodiversity super year”

CITES calendar

  • 13-17 July 2020:

    31st meeting of the Animals Committee, Geneva, Switzerland (postponed)

  • 17-23 July 2020:

    Twenty-fifth meeting of the Plants Committee, Geneva, Switzerland (postponed)

  • 05-09 October 2020:

    73rd meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, Geneva, Switzerland.


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