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Nomenclature (Bird family and order names)

Nomenclature (Bird family and order names)

The Animals Committee shall:
a) evaluate the results of the analysis; and
b) develop a recommendation for decision by at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Nomenclature (Identification of CITES-listed corals in trade)

Nomenclature (Identification of CITES-listed corals in trade)

The Animals Committee shall:
a) consider the report of the Secretariat and the responses of the Parties and recommend a way forward to identify a standard nomenclature reference for CITES-listed corals; and
b) update its list of coral taxa for which identification to genus level is acceptable, but which should be identified to species level where feasible, once a new standard nomenclature reference for CITES-listed coral species has been identified and provide the updated list to the Secretariat for dissemination.

Pangolins (Manis spp.)

Pangolins (Manis spp.)

The Secretariat shall:
a) Liaise with the International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) partner agencies and regional enforcement networks, such as the Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF), South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) andthe AssociationofSoutheastAsianNationsWildlifeLawEnforcementNetwork(ASEAN-WEN), and other relevant enforcement networks to convey the concerns expressed in Resolution Conf. 17.10, on Conservation of and trade in pangolins, including parts and derivatives, and to request them to take these into account when developing work programmes;
b) subject to external funding, prepare in cooperation with relevant organizations, and in consultation with range and implicated States, at least two months before the 69th meeting of the Standing Committee, a report on:
i) the national and global conservation status of African and Asian pangolin species;
ii) available information about levels of legal and illegal trade;
iii) relevant information on enforcement actions taken, including seizures, forensic analysis of seized specimens, arrests, prosecutions and judgments relating to illegal trade in pangolins as well as disposal of seized specimens;
iv) stock-piles of specimens and derivatives of pangolins and stockpile management including existing registration systems;
v) inventories of current captive pangolin populations, including breeding data and mortality rates, in zoos, rehabilitation centres and other captive facilities and new developments on captive-breeding activities; and
vi) new developments regarding specific demand management, education and awareness-raising measures concerning pangolins.

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

Range States are encouraged to collaborate and exchange best conservation practices regarding the preservation and restoration of African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) populations, and are invited to cooperate with the CMS, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and other interested organizations in taking actions at the national and regional level, in particular with regard to: habitat conservation; the establishment of ecological corridors to address habitat fragmentation; the management of infectious diseases; the restoration of prey-basis; human-wildlife conflicts; and trade, including trade in captive bred specimens.

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

Range States of African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) are encouraged to take measures to prevent illegal trade in African wild dog, and to consider including the species in Appendix III.

Great apes (Hominidae spp.)

Great apes (Hominidae spp.)

The Standing Committee shall consider the report prepared in accordance with Decision 17.232, and prepare recommendations for further action as may be needed, to be considered at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

The Secretariat shall report to the Standing Committee on progress with regard to the implementation of Decisions 17.226, 17.228, 17.229 and 17.230, and on the basis of the report, formulate recommendations for consideration by the Standing Committee.

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Subject to external funding, the Secretariat shall:
a) conduct a review of the number of facilities keeping Asian big cats in captivity in the territories of Parties and the number of Asian big cats kept in these facilities;
b) liaise with ICCWC and other partners, as appropriate, to review legal and illegal trade in Asian big cats from or through such facilities, identifying those which may be of concern; and
c) undertake a mission to those Parties in whose territories there are facilities of concern with the purpose of gaining a better understanding of the operations and activities undertaken by them.

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

The Standing Committee shall review the report and recommendations of the Secretariat concerning the implementation of Decisions 17.226, 17.228, 17.229 and 17.230, and determine whether any further time?bound, country specific actions are necessary to ensure implementation of these Decisions.

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Parties, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to provide financial and technical support to Parties requesting additional capacity and resources to implement Resolution Conf. 12.5 (Rev. CoP17) on Conservation of and trade in tigers and other Appendix-I Asian big cat species effectively. Parties are also encouraged to implement the relevant recommendations from relevant international forums and tools, including but not limited to the Zero Poaching Symposium outcomes and Zero Poaching toolkit and the relevant Global Tiger Initiative/Global Tiger Forum processes addressing resources that are needed to combat poaching, trafficking and illegal trade.

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