CITES II or The Second Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

32 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2016

Date Written: October 30, 2016

Abstract

This document examines the successes and failures of the present Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna (CITES) and analyses its defects. Major changes are needed in the structure of the Treaty to overcome its perceived shortcomings. A Vision for a new treaty is presented together with a plan for its implementation and transformation to a new Treaty.

Keywords: CITES, International Trade, Conservation

JEL Classification: D78, D81, F01, F02, F18, F53, F54, F55, F63, F64, H77, I3, K42, N5, Q00, Q01, Q02, Q2, Q27, Q56, Q57

Suggested Citation

Martin, Rowan, CITES II or The Second Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (October 30, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2861388 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2861388

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