17.303 to 17.305 Appendix-III listings

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Decision directed to: Standing Committee

The Standing Committee, in consultation with the Animals and Plants Committees, as appropriate, shall consider the development of guidance on the application of Appendix-III CITES listings. Considerations could include, e.g.:
a) possible guidance for exporting and importing countries with respect to the effective implementation of Appendix III, including measures to address suspected illegal international trade in Appendix III-listed specimens; and
b) possible guidance for range States on characteristics of species that may benefit from inclusion in Appendix III.


Decision directed to: Standing Committee

The Standing Committee shall, in consultation with the Secretariat, as well as Parties, as appropriate, make recommendations, including possible amendments to Resolution Conf. 9.25 (Rev. CoP17) on Inclusion of species in Appendix III, to the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.


Decision directed to: Animals Committee, Plants Committee

The Animals and Plants Committees shall advise the Standing Committee Working Group, if requested by the Standing Committee or its working group, on subject-specific items, e.g. on characteristics of species for a possible listing of species in Appendix III CITES.