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 PDF 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.

Report of the Advisory Council on Regulation of Ivory Trade