CITES and Thailand


CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), was drafted on 3 March 1973 during the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)in Washington, D.C., the United States of America, with 88 countries attending and 21 signed immediately. Thailand’s representative also attended but signed in 1975 and ratified on 21 January 1983, becoming the 77th member. The objective of the convention is to assure that international trade would not endanger any wild species.

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