The Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference, held today in London, has agreed key actions to stamp out the illegal wildlife trade.
The UK government hosted an international conference on illegal wildlife trade on 13 February. The conference brought together global leaders to help eradicate illegal wildlife trade and better protect the world’s most iconic species from the threat of extinction.
As part of its commitment to defeating the illegal wildlife trade, the Foreign Office has extended CITES to another Overseas Territory.
Commitments and actions from the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade
In a speech at the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference the Foreign Secretary says it now ranks alongside drugs, arms and people trafficking.
In a speech at the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade the Foreign Secretary called for action to save some of the world's most...
- News story
- Press release
- Worldwide news story