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Fried Pangolin scales seized in Belgium. Photo: Pol Meuleneire

An overview of seizures of CITES-listed wildlife in the European Union

Fried Pangolin scales seized in Belgium. Photo: Pol Meuleneire

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Published 24th March 2020

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This briefing aims to provide an overview of all CITES-related seizures reported by Member States of the European Union (EU) for the twelve-month period January to December 2018 inclusive, so that these can be shared with key trade partners of the EU and selected third countries, as deemed necessary by Member States.

An overview of seizures of CITES-listed wildlife in the European Union

Report author(s):
TRAFFIC

Publication date:
March 2020


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This document has been prepared for the European Commission. However, it reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. © European Union, 2020 The Commission’s reuse policy is implemented by Commission Decision 2011/833/EU of 12 December 2011 on the reuse of Commission documents (OJ L 330, 14.12.2011, p. 39 – https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/ dec/2011/833/oj).


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