CITES at work

Month-long trans-continental operation hit wildlife criminals hard. See more

CITES holds first workshop on the legal acquisition of wildlife in 43 years. See more

CITES CoP18 preparations taking shape in Sri Lanka. See more

CITES-led training workshop for Central Asia leads to concrete outcomes. See more

CITES congratulates Convention on Biological Diversity for 25 years of action for biodiversity. See more.

Boost for CITES’ effort to halt elephant poaching in Zimbabwe. See more

First training workshop in a series kicked off in Indonesia as CITES strives to better regulate trade in captive-raised animals. See more

CITES calendar

  • 25-29 June 2018:

    CITES Tree Species Programme Regional Meeting for Asia and Second Regional Workshop on the Management of Wild and Planted Agarwood Taxa, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

  • 27 June 2018:

    Deadline for submission of proposals to amend the Appendices which involve ranching or an absence of consultation with range States, for consideration at CoP18 [Resolution Conf. 11.16 (Rev. CoP15) or Resolution Conf. 8.21 (Rev. CoP16) apply]

  • 16-21 July 2018:

    30th meeting of the Animals Committee, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 20-26 July 2018:

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

  • 2 August 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents for the 70th meeting of the Standing Committee


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