16.127 Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)


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16.127 The CITES Secretariat shall collaborate with the Secretariat of the Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles. It shall encourage implementation of outstanding recommendations arising from the 2009 regional workshop on the hawksbill turtle in the wider Caribbean and western Atlantic region, taking into account the findings of the status update, as necessary, which shall be completed by 2014. The Secretariat shall report on the implementation of the present Decision at the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.