| Directed to Parties
|| Asian big cat range States shall strengthen
their efforts to implement Resolution Conf. 12.5 and, for tiger range
States, report on progress at the 57th meeting of the Standing Committee,
and subsequent meetings of the Standing Committee, and at the 15th meeting
of the Conference of the Parties (CoP15), with a review for CoP15 identifying
gaps and additional measures needed.
|| All Parties, especially those evaluating their
domestic tiger trade control policies, shall take into consideration the
view of the Parties as expressed in Resolution Conf. 12.5.
|| Asian big cat range States shall improve international
cooperation in conservation and trade control through continual dialogue,
and when convened, tiger range States are invited to participate in the
tiger trade enforcement workshop and the conservation strategy workshop.
|| Parties are strongly encouraged to develop or
improve implementation of regional enforcement networks.
|| Parties with intensive operations breeding tigers
on a commercial scale shall implement measures to restrict the captive population
to a level supportive only to conserving wild tigers; tigers should not
be bred for trade in their parts and derivatives.
| Directed to the Secretariat
|| Contingent upon availability of external funding,
the Secretariat shall: convene a tiger trade enforcement meeting within
12 months of the end of CoP14; and cooperate in the development of a conservation
strategy workshop, to be facilitated by IUCN – The World Conservation Union
and the Global Tiger Forum (building on recent scientific work, including
the 2006 Tiger Conservation Landscape Assessment) and other relevant organizations.
|| The CITES Secretariat, in consultation with
Parties that have or seek to have specialized wildlife crime units, shall
provide technical assistance and assist with the identification of additional
opportunities for technical and financial support.
|| The CITES Tiger Enforcement Task Force shall,
in conjunction with the CITES Enforcement Expert Group and in consultation
with tiger range States, establish a mechanism to regularly monitor and
evaluate the scale and nature of illegal trade in Asian big cats.