17.264 to 17.266 Helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil)

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Decision directed to: Parties

Range States and transit and consumer Parties should provide information to the Secretariat, about their implementation of Resolution Conf. 17.11 on Conservation of and trade in helmeted hornbill and collaborate with the Secretariat in its implementation of Decision 17.265.


Decision directed to: Secretariat

Subject to the availability of external funding, the Secretariat shall:
a) consult the range States of the helmeted hornbill concerning their measures to conserve and protect this species, including relevant conservation actions, legal and regulatory measures, outreach and education activities, cross-border cooperation and actions to combat poaching and illegal trade;
b) assist Parties to develop and implement measures, including legislative and enforcement measures and regional and sub-regional initiatives, to halt or reduce, and ultimately, eliminate illegal trade in helmeted hornbills;
c) work closely with partners of theInternational Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC)to support the implementation of this Decision; and
d) report to the Standing Committee on the implementation of this Decision.


Decision directed to: Standing Committee

The Standing Committee shall review the implementation of Decision 17.265 on the basis of the Secretariat’s reports and report at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties on the implementation of this Decision, with any recommendations for further action.