TRAFFIC has an enviable reputation as a reliable and impartial organization, a leader in the field of conservation as it relates to wildlife trade. TRAFFIC was established in 1976 and has developed into a global network, research-driven and action-oriented, committed to delivering innovative and practical conservation solutions based on the latest information.
TRAFFIC is governed by the TRAFFIC Committee
, a steering group composed of members of TRAFFIC's partner organizations, WWF
. A central aim of TRAFFIC's activities is to contribute to the wildlife trade-related priorities of these partners.
TRAFFIC also works in close co-operation with the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES