Willem Wijnstekers

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Click on the left cover page below to open the English version of the 9th edition of The Evolution of CITES in your web browser, save it and read my remarks in the Preface about its use on the iPAD and similar devices.

For the French version click on the middle cover page.

Click on the right cover page for the Spanish version.

You can also download the books for free and/or get a hard copy from CIC Headquarters  at www.cic-wildlife.org for € 50



After having been involved in CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, for over 30 years, I would like to share my experience and knowledge with people on wildlife trade and legal and sustainable use. Please feel free to contact me.

The 9th edition of The Evolution of CITES is out!

 I warmly thank the publisher, CIC - International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation, and the following sponsors: the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing of France, the CITES Management Authority of Switzerland, the Ministry of the Environment of Finland, the CITES Secretariat, the China Arts and Crafts Association, Environment Canada, the German Delegation of CIC,  the Swiss Delegation of CIC  the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Spanish CITES Management Authority.






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