Campaigners from EIA’s UK and US offices have returned from the 19th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP19) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Panama – and declared it an overall win for wildlife
One of the biggest dates in the environmental calendar is happening from 14 November when the 19th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – aka CITES – opens in Panama City. But just what is CITES?
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement to which governments voluntarily adhere and which seeks to ensure that the trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival
The world’s Governments will gather in Panama, in November for one of the biggest meetings in the environmental calendar – and EIA campaigners are primed and ready with key asks to protect endangered animals and timber species