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The 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CMS COP11) to the UNEP Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) took place from 4 – 9 November 2014 in Quito, hosted at the kind invitation of the Government of Ecuador. CMS COP11 brought together hundreds of participants from more than 60 Parties and observer States as well as representatives from intergovernmental agencies and NGOs. 




Press Conference - 4 November 2014

A video of the press conference, which took place on 4 November 2014 can be found here.




The 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties is being held at the Quorum Quito, Centro de Convenciones Quorum del Paseo San Francisco de Quito, Av. Interoceánica y Francisco de Orellana esq., E28C.




At the UNEP/CMS Secretariat:

Florian Keil, Coordinator of the Common Information Management, Communication and Outreach Team of the UNEP/CMS and UNEP/AEWA Secretariats
Tel: +49 (0) 228 815 2451; +(593) (0)9 934 92508 (during the conference)
E-mail: [email protected]

Veronika Lenarz, Public Information, UNEP/CMS Secretariat
Tel: +49 (0)228 815 2409; +(593) (0)9 9911 84 42 (during the conference)
E-mail: [email protected]


At the Ministry for the Environment, Ecuador:

Cinthia Estefanía Montalvo, Director Communications, Ministry for the Environment, Quito
Tel.: + (593 2) 3815180
E-mail: [email protected]