Governments of the Atlantic Coast of Africa Commit to the Effective Conservation of Marine Megafauna

Today, a historic series of meetings, the ‘CMS Marine Megafauna Week: Atlantic Coast of Africa’, came to a successful conclusion. In collaboration with the Regional Partnership for the Conservation of the Coastal and Marine Zone (PRCM), four meetings were held over the course of four days, bringing together government representatives, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and scientists for detailed discussions on four draft action plans for marine species in this biodiversity-rich region.

07 September 2023

Meeting of all African Range States Results in Agreement on Key Priorities for Iconic African Carnivore Species

African Range States of the African Lion (Panthera leo), Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), Leopard (Panthera pardus) and African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus) met from 1 – 4 May in Uganda and agreed on a set of key priorities for the urgent conservation and sustainable management of these four carnivore species. The meeting was convened jointly by the Secretariats of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) under the African Carnivores Initiative (ACI).

29 June 2023