This technical workshop is organized in accordance with Decision 19.189 on Aquatic species listed in the CITES Appendices adopted by the Conference of the Parties to CITES at its 19th meeting (CoP19, Panama City, November 2022). The workshop will consider the application of Resolution Conf. 9.24 (Rev. CoP17) on Criteria for amendment of Appendices I and II and footnote 2 found in Annex 5 to that Resolution, with regards to relevant commercially exploited Elasmobranchii and other aquatic species.
More details are available in Notification to the Parties No. 2024/024 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.