29 Sep '15, 2pm

Air transport sector urged to join the fight against illegal #wildlife trade @ #ATAG2015

Air transport sector urged to join the fight against illegal #wildlife trade @ #ATAG2015

CITES Secretary-General's remarks at the ATAG Global Sustainable Aviation Summit 2015 Geneva, 29 September 2015 ‘Air transport’s role in reducing Illegal trade in wildlife’ Address by John E. Scanlon, Secretary-General of CITES Director General and CEO of IATA, Tony Tyler Director General of Airports Council International, Angela Gittens Director General of CANSO, Jeff Poole President and CEO of ICCAIA, David Melcher Executive Director of ATAG, Michael Gill Distinguished delegates It is a great honour to be invited to attend the ATAG Global Sustainable Aviation Summit and I would like to extend my sincere thanks to ATAG and its members for providing us with this wonderful opportunity. ----- CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)is a legally binding agreement between 181 State Parties that sets the international rules for wil...

Full article: https://cites.org/eng/news/sg/ATAG_global_sustainable_avi...

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