After years of anticipation, months of preparation and two hectic weeks in South Africa, the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) draws to a close. Here's a summary of some of the key outcomes of the conference
183 countries at the CITES 17th Conference of the Parties agreed to boost protection for dalbergia rosewoods. The Committee session introduced three separate Dalbergia proposals, all met with overwhelming support by the Parties which demonstrated a greater awareness of the threats posed by illegal logging and trade
Our forest and wildlife campaigners will be in Geneva on Monday for the week-long 66th meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)
A key recommendation directed to the Hong Kong authorities to counter the illicit trade in Siamese rosewood has finally been accepted. In an EIA-hosted event at CITES, the Hong Kong Management Authority announced that enactment of the legislation has been scheduled for November
The 65th Meeting of the Standing Committee (SC65) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) will take place in Geneva. Our campaigners will attend and urge Parties to stop stimulating demand in wildlife products focusing on Asian big cats (tigers), elephants and tropical forests.