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Twenty-fourth meeting of the Animals Committee

Geneva, (Switzerland), 20-24 April 2009

Draft agenda and documents

(all documents are provided in PDF format)


Agenda item

DocumentsPosted/
updated on
(dd/mm/yyyy)
1.Opening of the meetingNo document 
2.Rules of ProcedureAC24 Doc. 2
29/01/2009
3.Adoption of the agenda and working programme  
 3.1AgendaAC24 Doc. 3.1
 3.2Working programmeAC24 Doc. 3.2
09/02/2009
4.Admission of observersAC24 Doc. 4
17/04/2009
5.Regional reports  
 5.1AfricaAC24 Doc. 5.1
12/03/2009
 5.2AsiaAC24 Doc. 5.2
19/03/2009
 5.3Central and South America and the CaribbeanAC24 Doc. 5.3
09/04/2009
 5.4EuropeAC24 Doc. 5.4
09/03/2009
 5.5North AmericaAC24 Doc. 5.5
16/03/2009
 5.6OceaniaAC24 Doc. 5.6
09/03/2009
6.Cooperation with other multilateral instruments*AC24 Doc. 6
13/02/2009
7.Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix-II species  
 7.1Evaluation of the Review of Significant Trade*AC24 Doc. 7.1
AC24 Doc. 7.1 Addendum
13/02/2009
17/04/2009
 7.2Overview of the species-based Review of Significant TradeAC24 Doc. 7.2
24/02/2009
 7.3Species selected following CoP13AC24 Doc. 7.3
24/02/2009
 7.4Selection of species following CoP14AC24 Doc. 7.4 (Rev.1)
23/02/2009
07/04/2009
 7.5Scientific information from the range States of Huso husoAC24 Doc. 7.5
24/02/2009
 7.6Activities with regard to the population of Tursiops aduncus of the Solomon IslandsAC24 Doc. 7.6
09/03/2009
 7.7Development of the Significant Trade online Management System*AC24 Doc. 7.7
13/02/2009
8.Ranching  
 8.1Review of the use of source code ‘R’*AC24 Doc. 8.1
23/02/2009
 8.2Revision of Resolution Conf. 11.16 (Rev. CoP14)AC24 Doc. 8.2
17/03/2009
9.International expert workshop on non-detriment findings*AC24 Doc. 9
AC24 Doc. 9 Addendum
13/02/2009
17/04/2009
 9.1Working group reportsAC24 Doc. 9.1
09/03/2009
10.Periodic review of animal species included in the CITES Appendices  
 10.1Periodic review of species selected before CoP13AC24 Doc. 10.1
09/03/2009
 10.2Periodic review of species selected between CoP13 and CoP15AC24 Doc. 10.2 (Rev.1)
02/04/2009
09/04/2009
 10.3Periodic review of Felidae – Lynx spp. and look-alike issues (outcome of the workshop)AC24 Doc. 10.3
27/03/2009
11.Implementation and effectiveness of the universal tagging system in the trade in small crocodilian leather goodsAC24 Doc. 11
23/02/2009
12.Sturgeons and paddlefish  
 12.1Secretariat’s reportAC24 Doc. 12.1
09/02/2009
 12.2Assessment and monitoring methodologies used for shared stocks of Acipenseriformes speciesAC24 Doc. 12.2
20/03/2009
13.Nomenclatural mattersAC24 Doc. 13 (Rev.1)
12/03/2009
02/04/2009
 13.1Revision and publication of CITES Appendices*AC24 Doc. 13.1
13/02/2009
 13.2Harmonization of nomenclature and taxonomy with other Multilateral Environmental AgreementsAC24 Doc. 13.2
23/02/2009
14.Conservation and management of sharks and stingrays  
 14.1Activities concerning shark species of concern (Decision 14.107)AC24 Doc. 14.1
27/03/2009
 14.2Regional workshop on South American freshwater stingraysAC24 Doc. 14.2
21/04/2009
 14.3Linkages between international trade in shark fins and meat, and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishingAC24 Doc. 14.3
09/03/2009
 14.4Other Animals Committee’s tasks related to conservation and management of sharksAC24 Doc. 14.4
05/03/2009
15.Transport of live animals  
 15.1Activities of the Transport Working Group and information on cases of high mortality of specimensAC24 Doc. 15.1
09/03/2009
 15.2National Legislation Project - Analysis of the Parties’ legislative provisions and draft legislative guidanceAC24 Doc. 15.2
27/03/2009
 15.3Distribution of the current IATA Live Animal RegulationsAC24 Doc. 15.3
09/02/2009
16.Sustainable use and management of sea cucumber fisheries (Decision 14.100)AC24 Doc. 16
24/02/2009
17.Progress report on the Identification ManualNo document 
18.Proposals to amend the Appendices for possible consideration at CoP15  
 18.1Possible deletion of Anas oustaleti from Appendix IAC24 Doc. 18.1
09/02/2009
 18.2Proposal to reconcile the CITES appendices for Puma concolor with the standard nomenclature reference for mammals agreed to in Resolution Conf. 12.11 (Rev. CoP14)AC24 Doc. 18.2
19/03/2009
19.Preparation of the Chairman’s report for CoP15No document 
20.Time and venue of the 25th meeting of the Animals CommitteeNo document 
21.Any other businessNo document 
22.Closing remarksNo document 

Information documents

Document titleDocumentLanguage
1.Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin assessement workshop report (submitted by IUCN)AC24 Inf. 1English
2.Illegal, unreported and unregulated shark catch: A review of current knowledge and action (submitted by the Scientific Authority of Australia)AC24 Inf. 2English
3.Improving the participation of Parties in the African region in CITES and strengthening the implementation of CITES throughout Africa (submitted by the regional representatives for Africa)AC24 Inf. 3English
4.Trade in Grey (Balearica regulorum) and Black crowned (Balearica pavonina) Cranes (submitted by the International Crane Foundation)AC24 Inf. 4English
5.Sharks: conservation, fishing and international trade (submitted by Spain)AC24 Inf. 5English
6.Technical workshop on the status, limitations and opportunities for improving the monitoring of shark
fisheries and trade of sharks: advance copy (submitted by FAO)
AC24 Inf. 6English
7.Intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services (prepared by the Executive Director to the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme and submitted by the Secretaria)AC24 Inf. 7English
8.Preliminary gap analysis for the purpose of facilitating the discussions on how to strengthen the science-policy interface (prepared by the Executive Director to the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme and submitted by the Secretariat)AC24 Inf. 8English
9.International workshop on Coralliidae (submitted by the United States of America)AC24 Inf. 9English
10.Evaluación de la situación de las poblaciones de lince rojo (Lynx rufus) en México (submitted by the Scientific Authority of Mexico)AC24 Inf. 10Spanish

*This agenda item will also be discussed during the 18th meeting of the Plants Committee