19.184 & 19.185 Assessment of Appendix-I listed species

Decision directed to
Decision directed to:
The Secretariat shall: a) in consultation with relevant range States and relevant experts, produce detailed assessments on the conservation status, threats, impacts of legal and illegal trade, ongoing in situ and ex situ conservation strategies or recovery plans and funding/resources available or required for at least the ten Appendix-I listed species from those listed in the table in paragraph 15 of document CoP19 Doc. 11, and others; and b) submit a report, including these assessments, and recommendations on possible actions within the CITES mandate which could contribute to the implementation of the CITES Strategic Vision 2021-2030 and link to any global biodiversity monitoring framework which may be adopted as part of a post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework with draft recommendations, for consideration by the Animals and Plants Committees.
Decision directed to:
Animals and Plants Committees
The Animals and Plants Committees shall: a) review the report and draft recommendations prepared by the Secretariat under paragraph a) of Decision 19.184; b) taking into account paragraph a) of this Decision, information document AC31 Inf. 6/ PC25 Inf. 8 and the suggestions in document AC31/PC25 Com. 1 (Rev. by Sec.) and its Annex, refine the methodology and its criteria for carrying out an assessment of species listed in Appendix I that might benefit from measures adopted by the Conference of the Parties; and c) formulate recommendations, as appropriate, for communication to the range States and consideration at the 20th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.