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CITES CoP17

CITES CoP17

The 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora will evaluate the progress made since 2013, and take decisions on what additional measures are needed to end illicit wildlife trafficking, among other things. Running from 24th September to 5th October.

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Learn more about conservation and the biodiversity economy. Click here for some interesting facts about endangered species, get to understand technical terms and other useful information. You can investigate further through links to key conservation partners.

SA Conservation Projects

SA Conservation Projects

Driven by the importance of conserving the nation's biodiversity and sustainability, South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), as the manager of conservation policy, aims to radically transform its approach to environmental protection, while balancing it with socio-economic development.

CITES CoP17

The 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP17), taking place in Sandton, South AFrica

CITES CoP17

About CoP17

CITES COP17 Conference running from 24th September to 5th October. At the conference, parties will evaluate the progress made since 2013, and take decisions on what additional measures are needed to end illicit wildlife trafficking.

Why Attend?

CITES CoP17 is an avenue to communicate and raise awareness of the importance of species and wildlife conservation and the need to address the illegal trade in species.

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