The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. More
The Secretariat cooperates, collaborates, and exchanges information with CITES Secretariat on various matters of common interest, e.g. to prevent and combat illegal traffic in environmentally-sensitive commodities through the Green Customs Initiative.