is a watchdog group founded in 2013 as a response to a rising number of reports
concerning alleged corruption, conflict of interest, vote buying and unethical
pressure on delegates in the United Nations Convention on International Trade in
Endangered Species of wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
CITESWatch, CITES' ethics bodyguard and advocate, is set to monitor
the convention for unethical acts and expose them, as well as, propose ways to
improve transparency and accountability in CITES.
transparency in CITES.
accountability of CITES delegates to their citizens, and of the CITES
secretariat to the parties.
conflicts of interest, unethical influence on delegates, processes and
is also the address for any witness of an unethical act. We urge witnesses to
help us fight the influence of greed on the convention. Whistleblowers'
anonymity is guaranteed. All reports received will be