Summary for Day 4: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - Twenty-fourth meeting of the Plants Committee

Tuesday 24 July, the fourth day of the 24th meeting of the CITES Plants Committee, was dedicated to meetings of working groups which took up their respective mandates to provide recommendations for consideration at the plenary session on Thursday, the final day of PC24.

Working groups on Review of Significant Trade, Timber Identification and Annotations for Orchids met in the morning to complete their mandate. In the afternoon, working groups of Malagasy ebonies, palisanders and rosewoods as well as Artificial Propagation met.

During lunch break a side event on CITES and certification of medicinal and aromatic plants was hosted by Germany and TRAFFIC.