Tag: mozambique-wildlife

Mozambique: Diminishing the Effectiveness of CITES Rhinos and Elephant Protections

EIA submitted a petition to the U.S. government under the Pelly Amendment, urging that the Obama Administration impose trade sanctions on Mozambique. Read our two-page summary of the petition here and learn more about the Pelly Amendment here. Mozambique has consistently failed to live up to its obligations under the CITES, which is designed to […]

Petition to Certify Mozambique as Diminishing the Effectiveness of CITES

On June 27, 2014, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) submitted a petition under the Pelly Amendment to the United States government to certify Mozambique as diminishing the effectiveness of CITES and requested trade sanctions against Mozambique until it comes into compliance with its CITES obligations. Read the press release […]