ITTO–CITES Programme in the spotlight


Milena Sosa Schmidt (CITES Secretariat) presents a proposal to continue work on listed tropical tree species. Photo: K. Ishii/ITTO

A side-event held on 3 October 2016 at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES COP 17) in Johannesburg, South Africa, drew more than 70 people to learn about work conducted under the ITTO–CITES Programme on Implementing CITES for Tropical Tree Species.