Notifications to the Parties

2020
No. Date of issue Status Title
2020/032 06/04/2020 Valid Status of funding for the implementation of valid Decisions after CoP18
2020/031 01/04/2020 Valid Wildlife crime linked to the Internet
2020/030 01/04/2020 Valid Information on identification materials
2020/029 31/03/2020 Valid New case studies on CITES and livelihoods
2020/028 26/03/2020 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2020/027 24/03/2020 Valid Questionnaire on the development of an Integrated CITES capacity-building framework
2020/026 23/03/2020 Valid Closure of domestic ivory markets
2020/025 17/03/2020 Valid Coronavirus (COVID-19) – implications for the work of the Secretariat
2020/024 16/03/2020 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2020/023 11/03/2020 Valid Questionnaire on rosewood tree species
2020/022 11/03/2020 Valid Questionnaire on Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.) (Decision 18.203)
2020/021 10/03/2020 Valid Twenty-fifth meeting of the Plants Committee
2020/020 10/03/2020 Valid Thirty-first meeting of the Animals Committee
2020/019 10/03/2020 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2020/018 05/03/2020 Valid CHINA - Urgent measures regarding wildlife trade regulation
2020/17 02/03/2020 Valid

Trade in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)

2020/016 28/02/2020 Valid Request for new information on shark and ray conservation and management activities, including legislation title
2020/015 28/02/2020 Valid

Request for information on national management measures for seahorses (Hippocampus spp.) and their implementation and enforcement

2020/014 26/02/2020 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2020/013 19/02/2020 Valid CITES Tree Species Programme
2020/012 19/02/2020 Valid

Implementation of Decisions 18.281 to 18.285 on Titicaca water frog (Telmatobius culeus)

2020/011 19/02/2020 Valid

Implementation of Decisions 18.281 to 18.285 on Helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil)

2020/010 10/02/2020 Valid Questionnaire on Decision 18.205 on Boswellia trees
2020/009 03/02/2020 Valid National laws for the implementation of the Convention
2020/008 27/01/2020 Valid Celebration of World Wildlife Day 2020 – Sustaining all life on Earth
2020/007 22/01/2020 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2020/006 20/01/2020 Valid

Implementation of Resolution Conf. 12.8 (Rev. CoP18) on Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix-II species

2020/005 14/01/2020 Valid Monitoring the illegal trade in ivory
2020/004 09/01/2020 Valid NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand’s stricter domestic measures for trade in personal and household effects (republished on 17/01/2020 with a clarification in paragraph 3)
2020/003 09/01/2020 Valid Trade in specimens of species and stocks of whales protected by the International Whaling Commission
2020/002 06/01/2020 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2020/001 02/01/2020 Valid List of valid Notifications
2019
No. Date of issue Status Title
2019/079 30/12/2019 Valid Elephant ivory stocks: marking, inventories and security
2019/078 30/12/2019 Valid Declaration of stocks of rhinoceros horn
2019/077 20/12/2019 Valid Reservations with reference to the amendments to Appendices I and II of the Convention and related communications
2019/076 19/12/2019 Valid Explanatory notes for the export quotas
2019/075 19/12/2019 Valid GUINEA – Application of Article XIII in Guinea – reissue of the recommendation to suspend trade
2019/074 17/12/2019 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2019/073 16/12/2019 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2019/072 04/12/2019 Valid Guidelines for the preparation and submission of annual reports and of annual illegal trade reports
2019/071 03/12/2019 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2019/070 29/11/2019 Valid Non-binding guidance for determining whether a proposed recipient of a living specimen is suitably equipped to house and care for it
2019/069 26/11/2019 Valid Personal and household effects
2019/068 26/11/2019 Valid Registration of scientific institutions
2019/066 21/11/2019 Valid EL SALVADOR – New portal for CITES permits and certificates
2019/065 19/11/2019 Valid Universal tagging system for the identification of crocodilian skins – Implementation of Resolution Conf. 11.12 (Rev. CoP15)
2019/064 14/11/2019 Valid CHINA – Change to China's CITES permits and certificates
2019/063 13/11/2019 Valid Registration of operations that breed Appendix-I animal species in captivity for commercial purposes
2019/061 01/11/2019 Valid TOTOABA (TOTOABA MACDONALDI) – Implementation of Decision 18.292
2019/056 25/10/2019 Valid CITES COMMITTEE MEETINGS IN 2020 – Save the dates
2019/053 03/10/2019 Valid SINGAPORE – Changes to Singapore CITES permits and certificates
2019/051 26/09/2019 Valid Current status of Malagasy rosewood logs seized by Singapore in March 2014 and advisory on rosewood stockpile originating from Madagascar
2019/046 17/08/2019 Valid Programming codes in the ETIS analysis and PIKE trend analysis for CoP18
2019/045 16/08/2019 Valid SWITZERLAND - Swiss e-permitting system
2019/044 14/08/2019 Valid Email correspondence purporting to come from the Secretariat
2019/043 13/08/2019 Valid ISRAEL – Stricter domestic measures concerning import and export of wild fauna and flora
2019/042 08/08/2019 Valid Wildlife crime linked to the Internet
2019/035 04/07/2019 Valid SOMALIA – Maintenance of a recommendation to suspend trade
2019/034 04/07/2019 Valid MAURITANIA – Withdrawal of a recommendation to suspend trade
2019/032 06/06/2019 Valid MIKE and ETIS Technical Advisory Group (TAG)
2019/027 06/05/2019 Valid Implementation of Resolution Conf. 12.8 (Rev. CoP17) on Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix-II species – Recommendations of the Standing Committee
2019/023 18/04/2019 Valid NEW ZEALAND – Change to New Zealand CITES permits and certificates
2018
No. Date of issue Status Title
2018/099 13/12/2018 Valid AUSTRALIA – New permits and certificates issued by Australia
2018/085 02/11/2018 Valid Tortoises and freshwater turtles (Testudines spp.) rapid-response identification network
2018/084 01/11/2018 Valid
APPLICATION OF ARTICLE XIII IN NIGERIA – Recommendation to suspend commercial trade in West African rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) and other recommendations
 
2018/083 01/11/2018 Valid
APPLICATION OF ARTICLE XIII IN THE LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC – Recommendation to suspend commercial trade in rosewood (Dalbergia spp.) and other recommendations
 
2018/082 01/11/2018 Valid
APPLICATION OF ARTICLE XIII IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – Recommendation to suspend trade in stockpiled specimens of pangolins (Manis spp.)
 
2018/081 01/11/2018 Valid

APPLICATION OF ARTICLE XIII IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – Reissue of a recommendation to suspend trade in African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus)

2018/076 30/10/2018 Valid ECUADOR – Galapagos giant tortoises stolen from breeding center
2018/073 15/10/2018 Valid New postal address of the CITES Secretariat
2018/072 12/10/2018 Valid NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand’s stricter domestic measures for trade in personal and household effects
2018/068 19/07/2018 Valid Support for Elephant Trade Information System (ETIS)
2018/061 13/06/2018 Valid JAPAN – Tightened regulations on ivory transactions
2018/057 01/06/2018 Valid CHINA – Stricter domestic measures on ivory trade in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
2018/051 17/05/2018 Valid
GUINEA-BISSAU – Export of Pterocarpus erinaceus
2018/046 07/05/2018 Valid Establishment of a cheetah closed user group on the WCO CENcomm platform
2018/042 30/04/2018 Valid Existing funding opportunities for supporting African lion conservation activities
2018/031 26/03/2018 Valid
INDIA – Ban on trade in wild fauna and flora, except certain specimens of Dalbergia latifolia and Dalbergia sissoo
2018/025 19/03/2018 Valid AUSTRALIA – Australia’s stricter domestic measures for trade in CITES species
2018/022 27/02/2018 Valid
INDONESIA - Transportation mode of Napoleon Fish (Cheilinus undulatus) export from Indonesia
2018/015 30/01/2018 Valid DJIBOUTI – Recommendation to suspend trade for non-submission of annual reports
2018/014 30/01/2018 Valid Asian big cat field pocket guide
2018/012 22/01/2018 Valid LIBERIA – Maintenance of a recommendation to suspend trade
2018/007 15/01/2018 Valid
MADAGASCAR – Recommendation to suspend commercial trade from Madagascar of specimens of Diospyros spp. (populations from Madagascar; annotation #5) and Dalbergia spp. (annotation #15)
2017
No. Date of issue Status Title
2017/046 15/06/2017 Valid CANADA – Stricter domestic measures regarding import of Caudata spp.
2017/023 21/03/2017 Valid
CAMBODIA – Fraudulent CITES permits for Dalbergia cochinchinensis
2017/017 10/02/2017 Valid JORDAN – Fraudulent CITES permits
2016
No. Date of issue Status Title
2016/053 23/08/2016 Valid COLOMBIA – Trade of Caiman crocodilus fuscus skins
2016/034 01/04/2016 Valid CHINA – Provisional measures on the suspension of import of tusks and ivory carvings of elephants
2016/032 23/03/2016 Valid Trade in Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus)
2016/022 16/03/2016 Valid GRENADA – Recommendation to suspend trade for non-submission of annual reports
2016/017 15/03/2016 Valid

COLOMBIA – Trade of Caiman crocodilus fuscus skins

2016/006 05/02/2016 Valid New implementation report format (formerly known as biennial report)
2016/004 05/02/2016 Valid Guidelines for improving species-specific reporting requests by CITES working groups
2015
No. Date of issue Status Title
2015/064 16/12/2015 Valid

COLOMBIA –  Export of skins of Caiman crocodilus

2015/050 24/08/2015 Valid

MEXICO – Totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi) and vaquita porpoise (Phocoena sinus)

2015/047 13/08/2015 Valid MEXICO – Electronic portal for CITES permits and certificates in Mexico
2015/040 03/07/2015 Valid Directory of law enforcement focal points
2015/039 25/06/2015 Valid Integration of the CITES Enforcement Authorities Forum with WCO’s ENVIRONET
2015/028 18/05/2015 Valid Submission of annual reports in electronic format (republished on 02/02/2017 to update a reference to a Resolution and to the latest Guidelines for the preparation and submission of CITES annual reports)
2015/020 09/04/2015 Valid Trade in specimens of species and stocks of whales protected by the International Whaling Commission
2015/019 02/04/2015 Valid UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – Stricter domestic measures regarding import of certain snakes
2015/001 09/01/2015 Valid Sample permits and certificates and signature specimens
2014
No. Date of issue Status Title
2014/045 10/10/2014 Valid UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – Stricter domestic measures regarding import of African elephant ivory
2014/037 11/08/2014 Valid UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – Suspension of imports of sport-hunted trophies of African elephant taken in the United Republic of Tanzania and Zimbabwe
2014/036 11/08/2014 Valid UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – Listing of five species of sturgeon as Endangered under the Endangered Species Act
2014/032 04/07/2014 Valid

Trade in Siamese rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) from Thailand

2014/018 14/04/2014 Valid INDONESIA – Ports of entry and exit for CITES specimens
2014/015 26/03/2014 Valid Diplomatic immunity
2014/006 23/01/2014 Valid Rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotidae spp.)
2014/005 22/01/2014 Valid

BURUNDI – Illegal trade in specimens of Osyris lanceolata (African sandalwood) from Burundi

2013
No. Date of issue Status Title
2013/035 16/08/2013 Valid Trade in stony corals - List of coral taxa where identification to genus level is acceptable
2013/018 17/05/2013 Valid AFGHANISTAN - Recommendation to suspend trade for non-submission of annual reports
2012
No. Date of issue Status Title
2012/055 03/09/2012 Valid Interpretation of the annotation to Hoodia spp. in Appendix II
2012/031 26/03/2012 Valid Prohibition of import of certain snakes into the United States of America
2011
No. Date of issue Status Title
2011/056 09/12/2011 Valid Use of phytosanitary certificates as certificates of artificial propagation
2011/052 30/11/2011 Valid CITES security stamps
2011/018 11/02/2011 Valid Use of the CITES logo (republished on 05/11/2015 with a correction to the name of the staff member responsible for the CITES logo)
2011/016 10/02/2011 Valid Access to CITES texts in different languages
2011/010 19/01/2011 Valid DJIBOUTI - Reissue of a recommendation to suspend trade - National legislation
2011/005 10/01/2011 Valid Outputs from the CITES Trade Database
2010
No. Date of issue Status Title
2010/038 29/11/2010 Valid PHILIPPINES - Prohibition of trade in CITES specimens
2010/024 16/08/2010 Valid ZIMBABWE - Trade in ivory carvings
2009
No. Date of issue Status Title
2009/028 22/07/2009 Valid Ecomessage
2009/021 25/05/2009 Valid JAPAN - Prior Confirmation System
2008
No. Date of issue Status Title
2008/008 05/02/2008 Valid PHILIPPINES - Restrictions on the import of wild birds
2007
No. Date of issue Status Title
2007/041 22/11/2007 Valid Register of licensed exporters and of processing and repackaging plants for specimens of sturgeon and paddlefish species
2006
No. Date of issue Status Title
2006/063 14/11/2006 Valid Fossil corals
2006/059 14/11/2006 Valid

PAKISTAN - Tagging of markhor (Capra falconeri) trophies

2006/006 16/01/2006 Valid ARGENTINA - Restrictions on trade in certain species
2005
No. Date of issue Status Title
2005/059 14/10/2005 Valid MADAGASCAR - Trade in plants - stricter domestic measure
2005/054 19/09/2005 Valid AFGHANISTAN - Acceptance of permits and certificates
2005/014 21/03/2005 Valid Trade in seahorses
2004
No. Date of issue Status Title
2004/078 09/12/2004 Valid Submission of enforcement-related information by the public and non-governmental organizations to the CITES Secretariat
2003
No. Date of issue Status Title
2003/049 15/08/2003 Valid JORDAN - Trade in corals
2001
No. Date of issue Status Title
2001/052 10/08/2001 Valid

Brazil: Trade in specimens of Cyanopsitta spixii

2001/029 18/05/2001 Valid ARGENTINA: Dolphin imports
2001/003 09/02/2001 Valid CITES permits and certificates - Involvement of the Secretariat
2000
No. Date of issue Status Title
2000/066 14/12/2000 Valid

Illegal trade in Anodorhynchus leari

1999
No. Date of issue Status Title
1999/27 12/03/1999 Valid Confirmation of permits - Decisions of the Standing Committee
1997
No. Date of issue Status Title
988 13/10/1997 Valid MEXICO - Control of CITES documents
1996
No. Date of issue Status Title
932 04/09/1996 Valid Loans of Giant Pandas
1994
No. Date of issue Status Title
781 10/03/1994 Valid BRAZIL - Ranching of and Trade in Caimans
1992
No. Date of issue Status Title
707 21/12/1992 Valid EGYPT - Regulation of the Exportation of CITES Specimens
662 16/01/1992 Valid EGYPT - Export Ban on Reptiles
1991
No. Date of issue Status Title
629 08/04/1991 Valid PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Ban on Export of Wild Collected Orchids
1988
No. Date of issue Status Title
482 24/05/1988 Valid VENEZUELA
1984
No. Date of issue Status Title
283 15/03/1984 Valid UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA - Export Ban on Agapornis personata