Convention on Internatinal Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)

Objective:

To ensure that international trade in specimen of wild animals and plants do not threaten their survival.

Adopted: 3rd March 1973
Ratification 13th March 1979
Entered into Force: 13th December 1979

Government Obligation:
To ensure Kenya’s endangered species are protected from dangers of international trade, protect their survival and regulate international trade on endangered species.

Focal Point:
Kenya wildlife Service
CITES Managemant Authority.
CITES Scientific Authoriies.
CITES Enforcement Focal Point.
 
National Museums of Kenya
CITES scientific Authorities.

Projects/Initiatives:
International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC). It was established on 23rd Nov 2010
 
Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants and Other Endangered Species (MIKES)
 
Nothern Rangelands Trust (NRT) programs.