The domestic ivory market ban
The domestic ivory market ban was decided at CITES in 2016.
But ivory products are still sold in Japan.
This video tells the Japanese people an international call for the domestic ivory market ban.
TMG’s expert committee meetings on ivory trade regulation
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has been having expert committee meetings on ivory trade regulation.
It conducted a questionnaire to ivory dealers in Tokyo and submitted a report to the committee.
JWCS has translated it into English.
Report of the ivory market survey December 2020 Policy Coordination Section Policy Coordination Department Office of Governor for Policy Planning Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
The members of this council are recommending the possibility of legal development by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and urging the Japanese government to take action to prevent illegal trade in ivory.