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Media Contact: Richard Thomas Local number (from 21/09): +27 (0) 76 657 7193 alternatively: +44 7921309176, richard.thomas@traffic.org

TRAFFIC's CoP17 Delegation:

The 17th Conference of the Parties to CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) takes place from 24th September-5th October 2016.

The formal documents for the entire meeting are available on the CITES website.

Among them are the Proposals put forward for consideration by Parties to CITES to Amend the CITES Appendices.



TRAFFIC's Recommendations on the CITES CoP17 proposals

 


Available in English, French and Spanish, and as PDFs in English (PDF, 1.5 MB) French (PDF, 1.5 MB) Spanish (PDF, 1.5 MB) B) Japanese (PDF, 1.5 MB) and Chinese (PDF, 3 MB) and at the meeting itself as printed documents.


They are based upon the IUCN/TRAFFIC Analyses of the CoP17 Proposals, available from the IUCN website in English, French and Spanish.

 

CoP17 side events with TRAFFIC participation

 

Monday 26th September

 

TRAFFIC/CITES Management Authority in China

12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 5. Organizers: SFA / TRAFFIC

 

Tuesday 27th September

Wildlife Forensics for CITES Implementation
12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 4. Organizers: UNODC, TRACE, TRAFFIC

Launch of NDF Guidance for Perennial Plants v. 3.0
12:30 - 13:45 Com. Room 2. Organizers: BfN / TRAFFIC

Protection of Bubinga, a Rare & Sacred Tree of Central Africa
19:30 - 21:00 Com. Room 4. Organizers: Gabon / Germany

 

Wednesday 28th September

 

2nd Global Meeting of Wildlife Enforcement Networks
08:00 - 12:00 Com. Room 4. Organizers: ICCWC

Corruption: The Elephant In The Room
12:00 - 14:00 Exhibition 2 C. Organizers: 3C Network

Voluntary standards for sustainable trade of legal wildlife products
17:30 - 18:30 Com. Room 1. Organizer: Earthmind

 

Thursday 29th September

2nd Global Meeting of Wildlife Enforcement Networks (continued)
08:00 - 12:00 Com. Room 4. ICCWC

Thailand's Domestic Ivory Markets
12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 3. Organizer: WWF


 

Sunday 2nd October
Addressing Illegal Wildlife Trade for App II listed Marine Species
12:00-14:00 Com. Room 4. Organizers IUCN, FAO.

 

Monday 3rd October

 

A Global Support Programme to Reduce Demand for Illegal Products
12:00 - 14:00 Exhibition 2. TRAFFIC


 

Tuesday 4th October

Strengthening Capacities to Combat Poaching & Illegal Wildlife Trade
12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 5. Organizers: Germany, TRAFFIC

Relevant Publications

TRAFFIC freely distributes a large number of reports into various aspects of the wildlife trade, many of which have direct relevance to achieving the CBD's aspirations. Most of these reports can be downloaded as PDFs from the TRAFFIC website.

You can also download and browse specific publications catalogues—on Development (PDF, 2.9 MB), Medicinal Plants (PDF, 2.6 MB), Fisheries (PDF, 3.5 MB), Wild Meat (PDF, 3.1 MB), Timber (PDF, 2.5 MB) and Protected Areas (PDF, 2.3 MB) and a General catalogue (PDF, 3 MB).

NOTE: Some publications appear in more than one category