19.158 & 19.159 Transport of live specimens

Decision directed to
Decision directed to:
Animals Committee and Plants Committee, in consultation with the Standing Committee, the Secretariat and the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

The Animals and Plants Committees, in consultation with the Standing Committee, Secretariat, and International Air Transport Association (IATA), shall hold a workshop to share best practices related to live animal and plant transport. The Animals and Plants Committees shall invite Parties with expertise in this area to present on their management of live animals and plants in trade and steps to support other Parties in meeting CITES requirements for live animal and plant transport consistent with Resolution Conf. 10.21 (Rev. CoP19) on Transport of live specimens.

Decision directed to:
Secretariat, in consultation with the Standing Committee
The Secretariat shall, in consultation with the Standing Committee, work with IATA to make relevant sections of the IATA Live Animal Regulations and IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations available to authorized representatives of Management Authorities and enforcement authorities as electronic or hard copies, depending on the needs of the Party and consider making them accessible to other relevant exporters, transporters and importers, free of charge.