Proposals for amendment of Appendices I and II - CoP18

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Colombo (Sri Lanka), 23 May-03 June 2019

Proposals for amendment of Appendices I and II
Propositions d'amendement des Annexes I et II
Propuestas para enmendar los Apéndices I y II

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alphabetical order / ordre alphabétique / en orden alfabético

Species / espèces / especies

Proposal / proposition / propuesta

Proponent(s) / auteur(s) / proponent(s)

Document / documento

Achillides chikae hermeli

Include in App. I

European Union and Philippines

English

Adansonia grandidieri

Amend the annotation “#16 Seeds, fruits, oils and living plants” to the listing of Adansonia grandidieri  in Appendix II by deleting reference to live plants, so as to read: #16 Seeds, fruits and oils

Switzerland

English

Aloe ferox

Amend annotation #4 for Aloe ferox as follows: All parts and derivatives, except:

  1. seeds (including seedpods of Orchidaceae), spores and pollen (including pollinia). The exemption does not apply to seeds from Cactaceae spp. exported from Mexico, and to seeds from Beccariophoenix madagascariensis and Dypsis decaryi exported from Madagascar;
  2. seedling or tissue cultures obtained in vitro, in solid or liquid media, transported in sterile containers;
  3. cut flowers of artificially propagated plants;
  4. fruits, and parts and derivatives thereof, of naturalized or artificially propagated plants of the genus Vanilla (Orchidaceae) and of the family Cactaceae;
  5. stems, flowers, and parts and derivatives thereof, of naturalized or artificially propagated plants of the genera Opuntia subgenus Opuntia and Selenicereus (Cactaceae); and
  6. finished products1 of Aloe ferox and Euphorbia antisyphilitica packaged and ready for retail trade.

This term, as used in the CITES Appendices refers to product, shipped singly or in bulk, requiring no further processing, packaged, labelled for final use or the retail trade in a state fit for being sold to or used by the general public.

South Africa

English

Aonyx cinereus

Transfer from App. II to App. I

India, Nepal and Philippines

English

Balearica pavonina

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal

English, French

Calotes nigrilabris and Calotes pethiyagodai

Include in App. I

Sri Lanka

English

Capra falconeri heptneri (population of Tajikistan)

Transfer the population of Tajikistan from App. I to App. II

Tajikistan

English

Cedrela spp.

Include in App. II

Ecuador

Spanish

Ceratophora spp.

Include in App. I

Sri Lanka

English

Ceratotherium simum simum (population of Eswatini)

Remove the existing annotation for the population of Eswatini

Eswatini

English

Ceratotherium simum simum (population of Namibia)

Transfer of the population of Ceratotherium simum simum of Namibia from Appendix I to Appendix II with the following annotation:

“For the exclusive purpose of allowing international trade in:

  1. live animals to appropriate and acceptable destinations; and
  2. hunting trophies.

All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.”

Namibia

English

Cophotis ceylanica and Cophotis dumbara

Include in App. I

Sri Lanka

English

Crocodylus acutus (population of Mexico)

Transfer the population of Mexico from App. I to App. II

Mexico

Spanish
English

Ctenosaura spp.

Include in App. II

El Salvador and Mexico

Spanish

Cuora bourreti

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Viet Nam

English

Cuora picturata

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Viet Nam

English

Dalbergia spp., Guibourtia demeusei, Guibourtia pellegriniana, Guibourtia tessmannii

Amend annotation #15 as follows:

“All parts and derivatives, except:

  1. leaves, flowers, pollen, fruits, and seeds;
  2. finished products to a maximum weight of wood of the listed species of 500g per item;
  3. finished musical instruments, finished musical instrument parts and finished musical instrument accessories;
  4. parts and derivatives of Dalbergia cochinchinensis, which are covered by annotation #4;
  5. parts and derivatives of Dalbergia spp. originating and exported from Mexico, which are covered by annotation #6.

Canada and European Union

English

Dalbergia sissoo

Delete from App. II

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal

English

Dasyornis broadbenti litoralis

Transfer from App. I to App. II

Australia

English

Dasyornis longirostris

Transfer from App. I to App. II

Australia

English

Echinotriton chinhaiensis and Echinotriton maxiquadratus

Include in App. II

China

English

Gekko gecko

Include in App. II

European Union, India, Philippines and United States of America

English

Geochelone elegans

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Bangladesh, India, Senegal and Sri Lanka

English

Giraffa camelopardalis

Include in App. II

Central African Republic, Chad, Kenya, Mali, Niger and Senegal

English, French

Glaucostegus spp.

Include in App. II

Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, European Union, Gabon, Gambia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Monaco, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Palau, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Togo and Ukraine

English, French

Gonatodes daudini

Include in App. I

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

English

Goniurosaurus spp. (populations of China and Viet Nam)

Include populations of China and Viet Nam in App. II

China, European Union and Viet Nam

English

Handroanthus spp., Tabebuia spp. and Roseodendron spp.

Include in App. II with annotation #6

Brazil

Spanish

Holothuria (Microthele) fuscogilva, Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis, Holothuria (Microthele) whitmaei

Include in App. II

European Union, Kenya,Senegal, Seychelles and United States of America

English, French, Spanish

Hyalinobatrachium spp., Centrolene spp., Cochranella spp., and Sachatamia spp.

Include in App. II

Costa Rica and El Salvador

Spanish

Isurus oxyrinchus and Isurus paucus

Include in App. II

Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Egypt, European Union, Gabon, Gambia, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Maldives, Mali, Mexico, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Palau, Samoa, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Togo

Spanish

Leporillus conditor

Transfer from App. I to App. II

Australia

English

Loxodonta africana (populations of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe)

Amend annotation 2 as follows:

“For the exclusive purpose of allowing:

  1. trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes
  2. trade in live animals to appropriate and acceptable destinations, as defined in Resolution Conf. 11.20 (Rev. CoP17), for Botswana and Zimbabwe and for in situ conservation programmes for Namibia and South Africa;
  3. trade in hides;
  4. trade in hair;
  5. trade in leather goods for commercial or non-commercial purposes for Botswana, Namibia and South Africa and for non-commercial purposes for Zimbabwe;
  6. trade in individually marked and certified ekipas incorporated in finished jewellery for non-commercial purposes for Namibia and ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes for Zimbabwe;
  7. trade in registered raw ivory (for Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, whole tusks and pieces) subject to the following:
    1. only registered government-owned stocks, originating in the State (excluding seized ivory and ivory of unknown origin);
    2. only to trading partners that have been verified by the Secretariat, in consultation with the Standing Committee, to have sufficient national legislation and domestic trade controls to ensure that the imported ivory will not be re-exported and will be managed in accordance with all requirements of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev. CoP17) concerning domestic manufacturing and trade;
    3. not before the Secretariat has verified the prospective importing countries and the registered government-owned stocks;
    4. raw ivory pursuant to the conditional sale of registered government-owned ivory stocks agreed at CoP12, which are 20,000 kg (Botswana), 10,000 kg (Namibia) and 30,000 kg (South Africa);
    5. in addition to the quantities agreed at CoP12, government-owned ivory from Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe registered by 31 January 2007 and verified by the Secretariat may be traded and despatched, with the ivory in paragraph (g) iv) above, in a single sale per destination under strict supervision of the Secretariat;
    6. the proceeds of the trade are used exclusively for elephant conservation and community conservation and development programmes within or adjacent to the elephant range; and
    7. the additional quantities specified in paragraph g) v) above shall be traded only after the Standing Committee has agreed that the above conditions have been met; and
  8. no further proposals to allow trade in elephant ivory from populations already in Appendix II shall be submitted to the Conference of the Parties for the period from CoP14 and ending nine years from the date of the single sale of ivory that is to take place in accordance with provisions in paragraphs g) i), g) ii), g) iii), g) vi) and g) vii). In addition such further proposals shall be dealt with in accordance with Decisions 16.55 and 14.78 (Rev. CoP16).

On a proposal from the Secretariat, the Standing Committee can decide to cause this trade to cease partially or completely in the event of non-compliance by exporting or importing countries, or in the case of proven detrimental impacts of the trade on other elephant populations.

All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.”

Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe

English

Loxodonta africana (populations of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe)

Transfer the populations of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe from App. II to App. I

Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic and Togo

English, French

Loxodonta africana (population of Zambia)

Transfer the population of Zambia from App. I to App. II subject to:

  1. Trade in registered raw ivory (tusks and pieces) for commercial purposes only to CITES approved trading partners who will not re-export.
  2. Trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;
  3. Trade in hides and leather goods.
  4. All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly

Zambia

English

Lutrogale perspicillata

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Bangladesh, India and Nepal

English

Lyriocephalus scutatus

Include in App. I

Sri Lanka

English

Malacochersus tornieri

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Kenya and United States of America

English

Mammuthus primigenius

Include in App. II

Israel

English

Mauremys annamensis

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Viet Nam

English

Paramesotriton spp.

Include in App. II

China and European Union

English

Parides burchellanus

Include in App. I

Brazil

English

Paroedura androyensis

Include in App. II

European Union and Madagascar

English

Pericopsis elata

Expand the scope of the annotation for Pericopsis elata (currently #5) to include plywood and transformed wood as follows:

"Logs, sawn wood, veneer sheets, plywood, and transformed wood1.”

Whereby transformed wood is defined by HS code 44.09: Wood (including strips, friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled), continuously shaped (tongued, grooved, v-jointed, beaded or the like) along any edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed.

Côte d’Ivoire and European Union

English

Poecilotheria spp.

Include in App. II

Sri Lanka and United States of America

English

Pseudocerastes urarachnoides

Include in App. II

Iran

English

Pseudomys fieldi praeconis

Transfer from App. I to App. II

Australia

English

Pterocarpus tinctorius

Include in App. II

Malawi

English

Rhinidae spp.

Include in App. II

Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, European Union, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, India, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Maldives, Mali, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Palau, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Togo and Ukraine

English, French

Saiga tatarica

Transfer from App. II to App. I

Mongolia and United States of America

English

Syrmaticus reevesii

Include in App. II

China

English

Tylototriton spp.

Include in App. II

China and European Union

English

Vicugna vicugna (population of the Province of Salta)

Transfer the population of the Province of Salta (Argentina) from App. I to App. II with annotation 1

Argentina

Spanish

Vicugna vicugna (population of Chile)

Amend the name of the population of Chile from “population of the Primera Región” to “populations of the region of Tarapacá and of the region of Arica and Parinacota”

Chile

Spanish

Widdringtonia whytei

Include in App. II

Malawi

English

Xeromys myoides

Transfer from App. I to App. II

Australia

English

Zyzomys pedunculatus

Transfer from App. I to App. II

Australia

English