The panel evaluates applications for import/export and list proposals under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, CITES.

Read more about VKM's work with CITES here.


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Here you will find all published risk assessments and risk assessments in progress from the professional group for CITES.

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Risk assessments in VKM follow current international standards and methodology in the respective fields of responsibility for VKMs panels.



Hugo de Boer (chair)

Katrine Eldegard

Berit Gehrke

Matthew Grainger

Alexander Kopatz

Tommi Nyman

Joost Raeymaekers

Eli Knispel Rueness

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment

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