This article describes the peculiarites of CITES application in Europe. First, it shows the necessity of internal acts of implementation to any international convention. Then, it explains why the EC decided to give a common implementation of CITES and gives a brief outline of the relevant regulations, known as Wildlife Trade Regulation. The consequences of the common European implementation are finally explored to show the need for the EC Accession to CITES.
|Translated title of the contribution||The implementation of CITES in Europe|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Informatore Botanico Italiano|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2008|
- endangered species