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The Past, Present, and Future of Wildlife Trade Regulation, with Juan Carlos Vasquez from CITES UNEP

  • 28 Jul 2021
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Online Via Zoom and YouTube Live Stream


On World Nature Conservation Day (July 28th, 2021) which acknowledges that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and healthy society and that human beings must participate in protecting and conserving our nature, international experts will gather to share their views on the future of international wildlife conservation. This event is hosted by the Junior Fellows and Associate Members of the Global Research Network's Animals and Biodiversity Think Tank Programme.

This roundtable will take place on July 28th, 2021 at 6 pm (London time) on Zoom and will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel, available for replay afterwards. Tickets for the Zoom event are free, and will be provided at a first-come-first-served basis. Registrants who would like to attend the event but would not like to be recorded are encouraged to register for the Live Stream link.

This event is co-organised with the kind support and expertise of Animal Law Reform South Africa and Lawyers for Animal Protection in Africa, both partners of the Animals & Biodiversity Think Tank Programme.

About the Keynote Speaker

Juan Carlos Vasquez, Chief of Legal Affairs and Compliance at CITES UNEP will be giving a keynote speech on the efficacy of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, followed by comments and responses by academics and NGO representatives. This will be followed by a discussion involving the audience, to reflect on key concerns related to wild animals and biodiversity.

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