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28.11.2017 – African Elephant Coalition renews call for global ivory trade ban
European and American conservation leaders today called on governments worldwide to support requests from African nations to end all trade in elephant ivory to safeguard the future of elephants. 
01.02.2017 – African nations urge EU, UK to ban all trade in Elephant Ivory
The 29 member countries of the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) today praised China’s recent decision to ban its domestic ivory trade and called on the European Union and the UK to follow China&
01.01.2017 – Wonderful News to start into the New Year with!
China has announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities by the end of 2017. China's State Council announced the details of the ban on Friday. Fondation Franz Weber hails the decisio
15.11.2016 – FFW launches wildlife trafficking awareness campaign at Marrakesh airport on the fringes of COP22
Montreux, 15 November 2016 -- On the fringes of the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Franz Weber Foundat
12.11.2016 – FFW launches wildlife trafficking awareness campaign at Marrakesh airport on the fringes of COP22
Montreux, 15 November 2016 -- On the fringes of the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Franz Weber Foundat
03.10.2016 – INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE BAN, AND PROPOSALS TO RELAX BAN, ALL DEFEATED
EU CASTS PIVOTAL 28 VOTES AGAINST BAN Some Additional Protection for Elephants at CITES, But Not Enough. A proposal for a permanent ban on international trade in elephant ivory was defeated, but t
24.09.2016 – European Union decision may doom African elephants
The European Union, following a decision taken by the European Commission on 1st July, will oppose a total ban on international trade in elephant ivory at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of
24.09.2016 – ELEPHANTS & IVORY REPORT CITES CoP17 – SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER
EU represented by European Commission to participate for first time as full Party with 28 Member states in one voting bloc.
04.07.2016 – 29 African countries call on the EU to stop the slaughter of elephants
«Follow through on your commitments for a total ban on the ivory trade and support an African solution to an African problem!»
05.12.2014 – Rapid Response Facility: FFW supports UNESCO's emergency program
Since 2013, Fondation Franz Weber supports the Rapid Response Facility (RRF), a program created by the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO and Fauna & Flora International (FFI), which allows rapid act