National legislation status

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CITES enabling legislation enacted in 2011 and submitted to the Secretariat in 2016. Certain gaps identified by the Secretariat need to be addressed. A consultant was hired in Burundi to work on the legislation. New draft legislation prepared and comments provided by the Secretariat in Nov. 2021. Draft legislation submitted to the Council of ministers.

Finalization and submission of draft legislation. 

May 2022

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