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17th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

24 September - 5 October 2016 | Johannesburg, South Africa

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CITES CoP17

Delegates speak informally on the fourth day of the CITES CoP17

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CITES CoP17 Committee I met all day, addressing timber, saiga, snake trade, helmeted hornbill and hunting trophies, among other issues. Committee II looked at some agenda items referred to it by the Plenary, as well as a proposal to establish a CoP committee of rural communities.

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Committee I


Delegates during Committee I


Beatrice Khayota, Kenya

Karen Gaynor, Chair, Committee I


Santiago Dacesio, Argentina

Adrianne Sinclair, Acting Chair,
CITES Plants Committee

César Beltetón, Guatemala


Asghar Mobaraki, Iran

Vương Tiến Mạnh, Viet Nam

Abba Sonko, Senegal



Noel McGough, Nomenclature Specialist

Carolina Caceres, Chair,
CITES Animals Committee

Ronald Orenstein, Humane Society International


Susan Lieberman,
Wildlife Conservation Society, US

Moustafa Fouda, Egypt

Umeed Khalid, Pakistan


Akankwasah Barirega, Uganda

Zafar Mahmudov, Tajikistan



Committee II


Delegates during Committee II


Patrick Omondi, Kenya

Jonathan Barzdo, Chair, Committee II


Asser Ndjitezeua, Namibian Association for CBNRM Support Organisations (NASCO)

Abednico Leano Macheme, Botswana

Stephen Mwansa, Zambia


Karla Isabel Acosta Resendi, Mexico

Patrick Gruben, Inuvialut Game Council


Delegates during the session


Marco Pani, Conservation Force

Dickson Kaelo,
Conservation Alliance for Kenya

Benjamin Maenetja, Balepye Community


Louisa Mupetami, Namibia

Ilse Kiessling, Australia

Melvin James, Saint Kitts and Nevis


Kone Salimata, Côte d'Ivoire

Jessica Maria Gálvez-Durand Besnard, Peru



Side Events Throughout the Day


Panel speakers during the InforMEA side event discussing 'Information Innovation for Environments Under Pressure'


Panel speakers during a side event discussing 'Enhancing policy coherence for the trade of legal wildlife products'


Panel speakers during a side event discussing the legal trade of rhino horn


Around the Venue



Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, South Africa, conducts an interview with media

A delegate reads the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB)
to keep up to date with negotiations


Delegates from Guinea

Peter Bridgewater, University of Canberra


Delegates meet informally




Elizabeth Mrema, UNEP, speaks with delegates

A delegate reads materials between sessions






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