Amazon Webinar “Management of Neotropical tree species included in CITES”

Mar 2, 2021Proyecto Bioamazonía, Webinar

Wednesday, March 3, 10:00 am, São Paulo time. The event will be broadcast live on ACTO’s YouTube channel



As part of the recognition of the importance of forests for people’s lives, ACTO, through the Bioamazon Project, the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment, the CITES Scientific Authority – Peru, and the CITES Secretariat’s Neotropical Trees Working Group from CITES will be hosting the international webinar “Management of Neotropical tree species included in CITES”.

Work teams from Amazonian countries will participate in a technical workshop to advance the proposal for Regional Plan for Cedar and other tree species.

The webinar will take place this Wednesday, March 3, at 10:00 am, São Paulo time, with live transmission on the ACTO YouTube channel, with original audio in the speaker’s language.

This webinar is part of the World Wildlife Day, celebrated on March 3, and that this year 2021 brings the motto “Forests and livelihoods: sustaining people and the planet”.

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed World Wildlife Day on March 3 to celebrate and raise awareness of the diversity of wildlife in the world.

The date commemorates the day of the signing of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973. With 183 Parties (182 countries + European Union), CITES is one of the instruments for the conservation of wildlife through the regulation of international trade in more than 38,000 species of wild animals and plants.

The event program is available in English here

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