SC53 - Agenda and documents

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Fifty-third meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 27 June - 1 July 2005

Agenda and documents

Agenda item
Document

1.

Opening remarks by the Chairman

no document

Strategic and administrative matters

2.

Agenda

SC53 Doc. 2 (Rev. 3)

3.

Rules of Procedure

SC53 Doc. 3

4.

Credentials

no document

5.

Admission of observers

SC53 Doc. 5

6.

Strategic Vision

SC53 Doc. 6
SC53 Doc. 6.1

7.

Relationship with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 
 

7.1

Report of UNEP

SC53 Doc. 7.1

 

7.2

Memorandum of Agreement between the Executive Director of UNEPand the Standing Committee

SC53 Doc. 7.2 (Rev.2)
SC53 Doc. 7.2.1
 

7.3

Proposal of the Executive Director to change the administrative arrangements for the Secretariat

SC53 Doc. 7.3

8.

Synergy between CITES and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)SC53 Doc. 8 (Rev.1)
SC53 Doc. 8.1

9.

Cooperation and synergy with the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)SC53 Doc. 9

10.

Cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsSC53 Doc. 10
SC53 Doc. 10.1

11.

Financial matters 
 

11.1

Report for 2004

SC53 Doc. 11.1

 

11.2

Estimated expenditures for 2005

SC53 Doc. 11.2

 

11.3

Cost-saving measures and staff-time allocations for the triennium 2006-2008

SC53 Doc. 11.3
 

11.4

Budget containment strategies

SC53 Doc. 11.4

 

11.5

Shifting the financial burden to the trade (Israel)

SC53 Doc. 11.5

12.

Review of the scientific committees

SC53 Doc. 12

13.

Improving regional communication and representation

no document

14.

Dialogue meetings

SC53 Doc. 14
SC53 Doc. 14.1

Interpretation and implementation of the Convention

15.

Introduction from the sea

SC53 Doc. 15

16.

Trade in Appendix-I species

SC53 Doc. 16

  SC53 Doc. 16.1

17.

Illegal trade in tigers (United States of America)

SC53 Doc. 17

18.

Conservation of and trade in great apes

SC53 Doc. 18

19.

Conservation of and trade in African and Asian rhinoceroses

SC53 Doc. 19

20.

African elephant 
 

20.1

Control of trade in African elephant ivory

SC53 Doc. 20.1

 

20.2

Report of the MIKE and ETIS Sub-group

SC53 Doc. 20.2

 

20.3

Short-term funding of MIKE

SC53 Doc. 20.3
SC53 Doc. 20.3.1

21.

Conservation of and control of trade in the Tibetan antelope

SC53 Doc. 21

22.

Trade in falcons for falconry

SC53 Doc. 22

23.

Illegal trade in ramin

SC53 Doc. 23

24.

Export quotas 
 

24.1

Management of annual export quotas

SC53 Doc. 24.1

 

24.2

Zero export quotas (Mexico)

SC53 Doc. 24.2

25.

Review of Significant Trade

SC53 Doc. 25
Addendum

26.

Electronic permitting

SC53 Doc. 26

27.

Personal and household effects

SC53 Doc. 27

28.

Economic incentives

SC53 Doc. 28

29.

Relationship between ex situ production and in situ conservation

SC53 Doc. 29

30.

Guidelines for compliance with the Convention

SC53 Doc. 30

31.

National laws for implementation of the Convention

SC53 Doc. 31

32.

Enforcement matters

SC53 Doc. 32

33.

National reports

SC53 Doc. 33

34.

Reservations

SC53 Doc. 34

35.

Identification Manual

SC53 Doc. 35

36.

Master’s course on management of, access to and conservation of species in tradeSC53 Doc. 36

37.

Annotations in the AppendicesSC53 Doc. 37

Reports

38.

Reports of regional representatives 
 

38.1

Africa

SC53 Doc. 38.1

 

38.2

Asia

SC53 Doc. 38.2

 

38.3

Central and South America and the Caribbean

SC53 Doc. 38.3

 

38.4

Europe

SC53 Doc. 38.4

 

38.5

North America

SC53 Doc. 38.5 (Rev.2)

 

38.6

Oceania

SC53 Doc. 38.6

Concluding items

39.

Any other business

no document

40.

Determination of the time and venue of the next meeting

no document

41.

Closing remarks

no document

 

Information documents

Document title

Document

1.

Synergy between CITES and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

SC53 Inf. 1

2.

Report on U.S. imports of Gonystylus spp: 2001-2004

SC53 Inf. 2

3.

Sustainability of Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosus) Harvests in Indonesia: A Discussion of Issues

SC53 Inf. 3

4.Nepal – Community-based conservation of Asian big cats in Nepal

SC53 Inf. 4

5.European Commission – European Union contribution to agenda item 8 on Synergy between CITES and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) (English only)

SC53 Inf. 5

6.Clearing-house mechanism

SC53 Inf. 6

7.Honduras - Comercio signicativo en Strombus gigasSC53 Inf. 7
8.Informal meeting on saiga antelopeSC53 Inf. 8 (Rev.1)
9.Malaysia – Intervention note on the illegal trade in ramin (agenda item 23)SC53 Inf. 9