Standing Committee

Disposal of confiscated specimens

Disposal of confiscated specimens

The Standing Committee should consider how and to which extent the content of the new, merged Resolution Conf. 17.8 should be adapted at its 69th meeting. It should also evaluate the results of the activities conducted by the Secretariat under Decision 17.118 and consider how to incorporate these results into the guidelines (included in the Annexes of Resolution Conf. 17.8). The Standing Committee should propose amendments to Resolution Conf. 17.8, including the annexes, accordingly, and report on its work to the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Quotas for leopard hunting trophies

Quotas for leopard hunting trophies

The Standing Committee should consider any recommendations of the Animals Committee made in accordance with Decision 17.115, and make its own recommendations, as appropriate, for consideration at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Captive-bred and ranched specimens

Captive-bred and ranched specimens

At its 70th meeting, the Standing Committee shall prepare a report of its preliminary observations and recommendations regarding the first iteration of Resolution Conf. 17.7, including opportunities for harmonisation with the process in Resolution Conf. 12.8 (Rev. CoP17), and other opportunities to achieve the aims of the Resolution most effectively and cost efficiently, and taking into consideration the report of the Animals Committee and the observations of the Secretariat. The Standing Committee will transmit its recommendations to the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Illegal trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

Illegal trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)

The Standing Committee shall review the draft CITES cheetah trade resource kit produced in compliance with Decision 17.125 at its 69th or 70th meeting, and formulate comments and recommendations to the Secretariat for its finalization and dissemination.

Wildlife crime enforcement support in West and Central Africa

Wildlife crime enforcement support in West and Central Africa

The Standing Committee shall review findings and recommendations emanating from the implementation of Decision 17.97 and make recommendations for further action to the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Combating wildlife cybercrime

Combating wildlife cybercrime

The workshop* shall work intersessionally, reporting to each Standing Committee meeting prior to the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, and preparing, if appropriate, a draft resolution for presentation to the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
* As agreed by CoP17, the Secretariat believes that this meant to refer to a working group, not a workshop.

Reporting requirements

Reporting requirements

The Standing Committee shall review the findings and recommendations of the Secretariat reported under Decision 17.121 and prepare its own findings and recommendations for the consideration of the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

Illegal trade in Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii)

Illegal trade in Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii)

The Standing Committee shall review the results and outcomes of the workshop conducted by INTERPOL and Switzerland in July 2016 and make recommendations to the countries concerned by this trade based on that information.

Captive-bred and ranched specimens

Captive-bred and ranched specimens

The Standing Committee shall review the conclusions and recommendations of the Secretariat under Decision 17.101 and make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties as appropriate.

Combating wildlife cybercrime

Combating wildlife cybercrime

The Standing Committee shall consider the reports of the Secretariat in accordance with the provisions of Decision 17.93, paragraph f), as well as any other information presented to the Standing Committee and, if necessary, make recommendations for consideration by the Parties at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

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