CITES and ITTO: collaboration for trade in sustainably managed tropical timber species

7 June 2007,The Hague, Netherlands

ITTO side event at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties


Panel members at the ITTO side event.
Photo: M. Oshima/ITTO

CITES and ITTO are already collaborating to build capacity to implement CITES requirements for listed tropical timber species. This side event took stock of these efforts and examined potential areas for future collaboration and assistance to range states.

Presentations from the event are available for download below.


Steve Johnson

Milena Schmidt
CITES, Scientific Support Unit


Dr Jean Lagarde Betti
Forest & Wildlife Engineer
Department of General Affairs/Ministry of Forestry & Wildlife, Cameroon
(presentation by S. Johnson and Mr Narcisse Mbarga (ANAFOR, Cameroon) due to unavoidable absence)

Dr Mohd Yunus Zakaria
Director of International Unit
Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia

Ing. Forestal Carlos Rafael Vargas Salas
Ingeniero Forestal
Facultad de Ciencias Forestales
Universidad Nacional Agraria, La Molina, Peru

Mr Henk Eggink
Environment Directorate-General
European Commission

Dr David Brooks
Director for Natural Resources Policy
Office of the US Trade Representative


Dr Steven Johnson
ITTO Secretariat

Ms Manami Oshima
ITTO Secretariat