This technical workshop is organized in accordance with Decision 19.136 on Non-detriment findings for specimens of Appendix-II species taken from areas beyond national jurisdiction adopted by the Conference of the Parties to CITES at its 19th meeting (CoP19, Panama City, November 2022). The workshop will consider how non-detriment findings (NDFs) might best be achieved for the introduction from the sea of specimens of CITES Appendix II-listed commercially exploited aquatic organisms taken by multiple Parties in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
More details are available in Notification to the Parties No. 2024/025 including information and deadlines on registration.
Deadline for registration is 1 March 2024.
Participants will be confirmed as soon as possible following the registration deadline. In the event that the total number of registrations exceeds the capacity reserved at the venue, the Secretariat may need to limit participation taking into consideration geographic representation, the size of the delegation per Party and observer organization, as well as relevant expertise to achieve a balanced participation.