Guidelines and templates of the NIAP Process

Guidelines to the National Ivory Action Plan Process

The Guidelines, adopted by the 17th meeting of the Conference of Parties to CITES are available as  Annex 3 to Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev.17) on Trade in elephant specimens

The Guidelines set out the Process in five steps:

Step 1: Identification of Parties to participate in the National Ivory Action Plans Process

Step 2: Development of a NIAP

Step 3: Assessment of the adequacy of a NIAP

Step 4: Monitoring of implementation

Step 5: Completion of a NIAP and exit from NIAP Process

 

A flowchart setting out the Guidelines step-by-step can be found here.

 

Templates for the development of NIAPs

NIAP Template (English)

NIAP Template (French)

NIAP Template (Spanish)

Templates for the development of NIAP Progress Reports

NIAP Progress Report Template (English)

NIAP Progress Report Template (French)

NIAP Progress Report Template (Spanish)