17.53 to 17.54 Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC)

17.53

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall send the updated version of the report on CITES contribution to the implementation of theGlobal Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC)2011-2020 to the Secretariatof the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in order for it to be considered at CBD’s 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP13-CBD, Cancun, México; December 2016) as CITES contribution to the implementation of GSPC 2011-2020.


17.54

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall:
a) publish and maintain updated on its website the summary of the Periodic Review proposals submitted to Conference of the Parties for amendments to Appendices I and II, taxa selected for Periodic Review of species included in Appendices I and II, and Review of Significant Trade in specimens of App. II species, including relevant updates derived from PC22 and CoP17;
b) request the United Nations Environment Programme-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) to include in its website an interactive version of the online flora, currently available at https://cites.org/sites/default/files/eng/com/pc/22/E-PC22-07-02-Annex5-..., in such a way that CITES Parties can maintain it up to date, and thus have a clear idea on CITES contribution to the implementation of Target 1 of theGlobal Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC).