Publications

CITES CoP background papers

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Below are the IUCN & TRAFFIC Analyses, TRAFFIC Recommendations and TRAFFIC briefing and other papers produced for the most recent Conferences of the Parties (CoPs) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

16th Conference of the Parties (CoP16), Bangkok, Thailand, 3-14 March 2010

IUCN and TRAFFIC's Analyses on CoP15 Proposals
Available as individual PDFs in English here.

 

15th Conference of the Parties (CoP15), Doha, Qatar, 13-25 March 2010

TRAFFIC report on CoP15 (400 KB)

IUCN and TRAFFIC's Analyses on CoP15 Proposals
Available as individual PDFs in English here or as a single file in English (2 MB) French (3 MB) and Spanish (3 MB)

Summaries of IUCN and TRAFFIC's Analyses
English (1.3 MB), French (2 MB) and Spanish (1.3 MB)

TRAFFIC's Recommendations on CoP15 Proposals
English (Full: 150 KB, booklet: 600 KB) French (500 KB) Spanish (600 KB) Japanese (600 KB) Chinese (Full: 350 KB, booklet: 550 KB)

 

14th Conference of the Parties (CoP14), The Hague, Netherlands, 3-15 June 2007

TRAFFIC report on CoP14 (87 KB)

IUCN and TRAFFIC's Analyses of the Proposals at CoP14
English (1.1 MB), French (1.1 MB) and Spanish (1.1 MB)

Summaries of IUCN and TRAFFIC's Analyses
English (370 KB), French (760 KB) and Spanish (650 KB)

TRAFFIC's Recommendations on CoP14 Proposals
English (767 KB), French (744 KB), Spanish (727 KB), Chinese (87 KB) and Japanese (670 KB)

TRAFFIC Briefing papers
Elephants and CoP14 (200 KB)
Sturgeons and CoP14 (English) (290 KB)
Sturgeons and CoP14 (Russian) (520 KB)
Sharks and CoP14 (184 KB)
CITES strategic vision (115 KB)

Other TRAFFIC CoP14 publications
InfoTRAFFIC CoP14 special issue (French) (454 KB)
The Roar of the Tiger: The Tiger Debate at CoP14 (502 KB) (June 2007). 50pp. A compilation of the in-session documents, information documents and interventions at the CITES CoP14 on Agenda Document CoP14 Doc 52 “Asian Big Cats”. Compiled by TRAFFIC India

 

13th Conference of the Parties (CoP13), Bangkok, Thailand, 2-14 October 2004

TRAFFIC report on CoP13 (200 KB)


12th Conference of the Parties (CoP12)

IUCN and TRAFFIC's Analyses of the Proposals at CoP13
English (2.9 MB)

TRAFFIC's Recommendations on CoP13 Proposals
English (767 KB), French (779 KB), Spanish (767 KB)

TRAFFIC Briefing papers
CITES and synergy with the Convention on Biological Diversity (53 KB)
Domestic ivory markets (510 KB)
African Elephants (850 KB)
Ivory and the 50th Standing Committee: the one-off ivory sale agreed at CoP12 (190 KB)
Inter-agency co-operation in the enforcement of CITES (600 KB)
Introduction From the Sea (450 KB)
Humphead Wrasse and CoP13 (490 KB)
Ramin and CoP13 (970 KB)
CITES Strategic Vision (228 KB)
Wildlife trade in Southeast Asia (960 KB)

 

12th Conference of the Parties (CoP12), Santiago (Chile), 3-15 November 2002

TRAFFIC report on CoP12 (300 KB)

 

11th Conference of the Parties (CoP11), Gigiri (Kenya), 10-20 April 2000

TRAFFIC report on CoP11 (200 KB)

 

10th Conference of the Parties (CoP10), Harare (Zimbabwe), 9-20 June 1997

TRAFFIC report on CoP10 (120 KB)