14 Jul '17, 8am

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For use of the media only; not an official document. JOINT PRESS RELEASE EU contributes 8 million Euro to support the CITES tree species programme and the protection of African elephants Brussels/Geneva, 14 July 2017: The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the European Commission announced today the significant financial contribution of 8 million Euro by the European Union (EU) to support the sustainable management of tree species through CITES, and the conservation of the African elephants. This two-component approach will contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of rare and valuable tree species in many biodiversity-rich countries around the world, and support the protection of African elephants. The generous EU contribution includes 7 million Euro earmarked to support the CITES tree sp...

Full article: https://cites.org/eng/news/pr/EU_contributes_8_million_Eu...

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