17.253 to 17.258 African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus)

17.253

Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall seek funding to assist range States in the development and implementation of National Action Plans for the conservation of Psittacus erithacus erithacus and P. erithacus timneh.


17.254

Decision directed to: Secretariat

Subject to external funding, the Secretariat, shall, in consultation with the range States, appoint relevant experts, to develop regional management plans for the conservation and management of Psittacus erithacus erithacus and P. erithacus timneh, in collaboration with the range States, relevant experts, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders; taking into account the national management plans.


17.255

Decision directed to: Others

Directed to range States of Psittacus erithacus 
The range States of Psittacus erithacus should participate in the development and implementation of regional management plans for the conservation and management of Psittacus erithacus erithacus and P. erithacus timneh.


17.256

Decision directed to: Others

Directed to range States of Psittacus erithacus 
The range States should, with the support of the CITES Secretariat, relevant experts, relevant CITES Parties, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders, develop National Action Plans, with timeframes, deliverables, and milestones, for the conservation of the species. The following key issues should be addressed:
a) actions to undertake a scientifically based field survey to establish the population status of the species in the range States;
b) the establishment and maintenance of information systems or databases relating to the populations;
c) the development and implementation of relevant long-term monitoring systems to enable range States to monitor trends in the populations;
d) the development and implementation of national management plans, where required. These plans should provide for regional cooperation, where appropriate;
e) actions to implement law enforcement programmes to combat poaching and illegal trade (both national and international) and report on the results of the programmes in terms of enforcement efforts, seizures and prosecutions;
f) the investigation of the possibility of establishing in situ captive-breeding facilities for the species, in collaboration with States with breeding facilities.


17.257

Decision directed to: Parties, Secretariat

The Secretariat, CITES Parties, donors, relevant experts, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders, are requested to support range States of Psittacus erithacus erithacus and P. erithacus timneh, as appropriate, to develop and implement National Action Plans for the conservation of the species.


17.258

Decision directed to: Parties, Secretariat

Until the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, in the evaluation of applications to register facilities breeding Psittacus erithacus for commercial purposes, pursuant to Resolution Conf. 12.10 (Rev. CoP15) on Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes, consideration should be given to:
a) the recommendations of the Management Authority and Scientific Authority of the Party;
b) national measures to regulate domestic trade in this species which may not previously have been required due to its former Appendix-II status;
c) any compliance measures directed to the Party submitting the application to register the facility; and
d) whether the Party has been included in the Review of Significant Trade concerning the species in the prior 10 years from the effective listing date.