SSN provides a
framework for international cooperation
among non-governmental organizations. Through such cooperation,
environmental, conservation and animal protection organizations can
present to the various government bodies that participate in CITES, a
strong, clear and informed common position.
Parties by providing facts and information to enable them to make
decisions regarding the conservation of species in international trade
and, increasingly, by
being a resource for, and an active partner in, CITES wildlife
education and enforcement efforts
around the world.
SSN's work falls
into four main categories: advocacy, outreach,