25 representatives of African countries, members of the African Elephant Coalition, met in Benin from November 2 to 4 2015 to discuss the poaching crises the African elephant currently faces.
The Coalition adopted the Cotonou Declaration, firmly stating its will to act at an international level to obtain a strict ban on ivory trade worldwide.
Vera Weber, President of Fondation Franz Weber was in Cotonou and welcomes the Coalition's clear commitment. Fondation Franz Weber facilitated the organization of the Coalition's meeting.
For more information, you will find the complete press release here.