The 73rd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), originally scheduled to take place in October 2020, was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It took place virtually from 5-7 May 2021. Our Earth Negotiations Bulletin coverage of the meeting is here.
The Standing Committee provides policy guidance to the Secretariat on the implementation of the Convention, oversees the management of the Secretariat’s budget, and it oversees and coordinates the work of other committees and working groups.
dates: 5-7 May 2021