CITES at work

CITES CoP18 will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2019. See more

European Union invests 30 million Euro to counter the illegal killing and trafficking of wildlife in Southern, Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean. See more.

World’s wildlife trade regulator focused on front-line action. See more.

Fight against wildlife crime gets a USD20 million boost. See more

100 days until UN World Wildlife Day 2018. See more

CITES annual meeting to tackle pressing wildlife issues and assess compliance with international commitments. See more

CITES Secretary General's intervention at the Annual General Meeting and Open Forum of International Fragrance Association (IFRA), Barcelona, Spain. See more

CITES calendar

  • 26-27 February:

    Meeting of the CITES Standing Committee working group on Rural communities, Gigiri, Kenya.

  • 3 March 2018:

    World Wildlife Day 2018

  • 09 April-22 June: UNIA Master’s Course in Management and Conservation of Species in Trade: the International Framework (13th edition)
  • 17 May 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents for the 30th meeting of the Animals Committee

  • 21 May 2018:

    Deadline for submission of working documents for the 24th meeting of the Plants Committee


The InforMEA portal CITES Virtual College CITES Trade Dashboard