25 September 2016 - The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, will have exhibitions and workshops open to members of the public for free, from tomorrow, 26 September 2016 until the 5th of October 2016.
24 September 2016 - I am honoured to welcome you to our shores as you gather this week, to discuss very important issues pertaining to the regulation of international trade in wildlife. The CITES is an important agreement between governments as it regulates international trade in wild fauna and flora.
23 September 2016 - President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 24 September 2016 open the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to be heldat the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
22 September 2016 - The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs Ms Barbara Thomson has today closed the 7th People and Parks Conference, which adopted the Midrand Declaration committing partners to amongst others work together to harmonise relations between people and nature; thereby unlocking the economic potential of protected areas for the benefit of adjacent communities in South Africa
20 September 2016 - Minister Edna Molewa, joined by the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Mr Gugile Nkwinti, today officially opened the three-day 7th People and Parks Conference currently underway in Midrand, Johannesburg today, Tuesday 20 September 2016.