CITES Secretary-General John E. Scanlon delivering a public lecture on the topic: "CITES and wildlife trade - what CITES is and how it works. " at the Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia.
'CITES and wildlife trade – how CITES works and what it is and isn’t’ was the topic of the public lecture delivered by CITES Secretary-General, John E. Scanlon at the Ilia State University in the margins of the 22nd meeting of the CITES Plants Committee being held in Tbilisi, Georgia. At the conclusion of his lecture, Mr. Scanlon was awarded the Doctor Honoris Causa for his "remarkable contribution to conservation of biological diversity of the planet" by the Ilia State University.

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