71st meeting of the Standing Committee - Agenda and documents

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Seventy-first meeting of the Standing Committee

Colombo (Sri Lanka), 22 May 2019



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1. Opening remarks of the Chair (No document)  
2. Opening remarks of the Secretary-General (No document)  
Administrative and financial matters
Procedural matters    
3. Agenda      
4. Adoption of the Rules of Procedure     
5. Credentials (No document)  
6. Admission of observers    
Meetings of the Conference of the Parties    
7. Arrangements for the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties    
  7.1 Election of officers (No document)  
  7.2 Other matters (No document)  
Interpretation and implementation matters
Existing Resolutions and Decisions    
8. Review of Resolutions SC71. Doc. 8 09.04.2019
General compliance and enforcement    
9. National laws for implementation of the Convention    
10. Application of Article XIII    
  10.1 Application of Article XIII in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic SC71 Doc. 10.1 12.04.2019
  10.2 Application of Article XIII in the Guinea SC71 Doc. 10.2 26.04.2019
  10.3 Introduction from the sea of sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis) by Japan SC71 Doc. 10.3 18.04.2019
11. National ivory action plans process  SC71 Doc. 11 17.05.2019
  Annex 1: Identification of Parties to participate in the NIAP process SC71 Doc. 11 A1 17.05.2019
  Annex 2: Parties that did not submit their reports on progress with NIAP implementation to the 70th meeting of the Standing Committee (SC70, Sochi, October 2018), in accordance with the time frame set in Step 4, paragraph a) of the Guidelines SC71 Doc. 11 A2 17.05.2019
  Annex 3: Parties that 'achieved' their NIAPs SC71 Doc. 11 A3 17.05.2019
  Annex 4: China SC71 Doc. 11 A4 17.05.2019
  Annex 5: Egypt SC71 Doc. 11 A5 17.05.2019
  Annex 6: Kenya SC71 Doc. 11 A6 17.05.2019
  Annex 7: Lao People's Democratic Republic SC71 Doc. 11 A7 17.05.2019
  Annex 8: Malawi SC71 Doc. 11 A8 17.05.2019
  Annex 9: Nigeria SC71 Doc. 11 A9 17.05.2019
  Annex 10: Singapore SC71 Doc. 11 A10 17.05.2019
  Annex 11: South Africa SC71 Doc. 11 A11 17.05.2019
  Annex 12: Togo SC71 Doc. 11 A12 17.05.2019
  Annex 13: Turkey SC71 Doc. 11 A13 17.05.2019
  Annex 14: Uganda SC71 Doc. 11 A14 17.05.2019
  Annex 15: United Arab Emirates SC71 Doc. 11 A15 17.05.2019
12. Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix-II species     
13. Implementation of Resolution Conf. 17.7 on Review of trade in animal specimens reported as produced in captivity: Report of the Secretariat SC71 Doc. 13 09.04.2019
14. Malagasy ebonies (Diospyros spp.) and palisanders and rosewoods (Dalbergia spp.): Report of Madagascar SC71 Doc. 14 22.05.2019
Regulation of trade    
15. Revised Guidelines for the preparation and submission of CITES annual reports and Guidelines for the preparation and submission of CITES annual illegal trade reports SC71 Doc. 15 10.04.2019
16. Implementation of aspects of Decisions 17.171 to 17.172 on Stocks and stockpiles (elephant ivory) SC71 Doc. 16 09.04.2019
Exemptions and special trade provisions    
17. Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes: Registration of the operation “Earth Ocean Farms. S. de R.L. de C.V.” breeding Totoaba macdonaldi SC71 Doc. 17 26.04.2019
Species specific matters[1]
18. Illegal trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus): Report of the working group  (No document)  
19. Facilities which may be of concern keeping Asian big cats (Felidae spp.) in captivity SC71 Doc. 19 09.04.2019
20. Conservation of and trade in African and Asian rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotidae spp.): Report of the Secretariat on Viet Nam SC71 Doc. 20 10.04.2019
21. Tortoises and freshwater turtles (Testudines spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC71 Doc. 21 15.04.2019
Concluding items
22. Any other business (No document)  
23. Determination of the time and venue of the 72nd meeting (No document)  
24. Closing remarks (No document)  

[1] List in alphabetical order of scientific names.