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Press Release: CITES Standing Committee Agrees that Countries Must Continue to Report on their Domestic Ivory Markets

The Standing Committee of the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), at its meeting in Lyon, France, today agreed that countries must continue to report on their domestic ivory markets.    CITES Decision 18.117, adopted in 2019, directed countries “that have not closed their domestic markets… to report to the Secretariat for consideration by...

Press Release: Campaigners and Nations Step Up Efforts to Close Ivory Market in Japan

CITES Standing Committee 74, Lyon France 7-11 March 2022 The first in-person meeting since 2019 of the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) opens Monday 7 March in Lyon, France.  The loaded agenda for the 74th Standing Committee contains 89 items related to the protection of more than 30 species and taxa of plants and...

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