CITES at work

CITES to provide targeted support for critical wildlife areas in Africa. See more

One month left to register to attend CITES CoP17 - the World Wildlife Conference!

CITES Secretary-General's keynote address at the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking Symposium - Virginia, U.S.A.

100 days left before CITES #CoP17 – kicks off in South Africa! Read more.

Backed by Stars, Unprecedented UN Campaign Seeks to Mobilize Millions to End Illegal Trade in Wildlife. See more.

UN targets wildlife crime in the lead up to CITES CoP17. See more

See amendment proposals submitted for consideration at CoP17.

Countdown to CITES CoP17, Johannesburg, South Africa

CITES calendar

  • 29 August-12 September: 2nd Session of Preparatory Commission on BBNJ, New York, USA
  • 01-10 September:

    6th International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress. Hawaii, USA.

  • 12-15 September: 12th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB), (location to be confirmed) >> more information
  • 16 September 2016:

    Deadline for submission of credentials by Parties for CoP17

  • 23 September 2016:

    67th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, Johannesburg, South Africa.