Tag: pelly-amendment

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 […]

Vietnam’s Illegal Rhino Horn Trade: Undermining the Effectiveness of CITES

EIA released a new report, “Vietnam’s Illegal Rhino Horn Trade,” which describes how Vietnam has failed to meet its CITES obligations designed to protect rhinos. This briefing summarizes key points from a recently submitted Pelly Petition to the US government to certify Vietnam as diminishing the effectiveness of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered […]

Petition to Certify Vietnam as Diminishing the Effectiveness of CITES

EIA filed a petition on December 21, 2012 under the Pelly Amendment to the U.S. Fishermen’s Protective Act to certify Vietnam as diminishing the effectiveness of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) for illegal trade in rhino horn. Given the scope and depth of the illegal trade […]