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African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

Directed to range States for African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) and interested organizations
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)

Directed to range and consumer States for African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
Parties are encouraged to share information about trade in the species, including levels and sources of species in trade with Burkina Faso, assisted by the Secretariat of the Convention on the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and in the context of the Joint CITES-CMS Work Programme.

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

Directed to range and consumer States for 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.

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Asian big cats (Felidae spp.)

Directed to Parties, intergovernmental organizations and nongovernmental organizations
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.

Sharks and rays (Elasmobranchii spp.)

Sharks and rays (Elasmobranchii spp.)

Directed to the Secretariat and to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 
The CITES and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Secretariats are invited to continue and expand their collaboration concerning the conservation of and trade in sharks and rays, in particular by:
a) exploring options for using the existing iSharkFin tool for the identification of dried and skinned shark fins;
b) working with the World Customs Organization to expand customs codes for shark and ray species and product categories;
c) making relevant studies and information relating to the conservation and management of CITES-listed shark species available on the CITES sharks and rays portal;
d) maintaining and improving the database of measures on conservation and management of sharks, with the aim to provide a user-friendly overview of stricter domestic measures adopted by CITES Parties for CITES-listed shark and ray species, the species that are covered in this way, the dates of these measures, and links to the measures, including:
i) Legal protection for CITES-listed shark and ray species;
ii) Zero quotas for CITES-listed shark and ray species;
iii) Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) that have agreed to protect CMS Appendix I species; and
iv) Members of RFMOs with measures that prohibit retention, landing, or trade of CITES-listed species; and
e) continuing to support the development and application of guidance and capacity building tools for making NDFs, in particular for situations where data availability is low, the fishery is mostly artisanal, sharks are caught as bycatch, or where catches concern sharks that are part of shared stocks, and, upon request, supporting Parties with targeted advice to ensure compliance with Article IV for trade in CITES Appendix-II listed sharks and rays.

Malagasy ebonies (Diospyros spp.) and palisanders and rosewoods (Dalbergia spp.)

Malagasy ebonies (Diospyros spp.) and palisanders and rosewoods (Dalbergia spp.)

Directed to source, transit and destinations Parties for Malagasy Diospyros spp. and Dalbergia spp.
Source, transit and destination Parties for specimens of species of the genera Dalbergia and Diospyros occurring in Madagascar are urged to:
a) enforce all the measures that are recommended by the CITES Standing Committee concerning commercial trade in specimens of these species from Madagascar, including suspensions of such trade;
b) develop action plans to effectively manage timber stockpiles of Dalbergia spp. and Diospyros spp. from Madagascar; and
c) provide written reports describing progress made with implementation of paragraphs a) and b) of this Decision to the Standing Committee.

Humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)

Humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)

Directed to IUCN
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Groupers and Wrasses Specialist Group continue its support to Parties in achieving sustainable fishing of the humphead wrasse and in making non-detriment findings in compliance with CITES.

Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

Directed to consumer and trading Parties for agarwoodproducing taxa
Consumer and trading countries of agarwood are encouraged to contribute financially towards the in situ conservation of wild populations of agarwood-producing species in range States and foster cooperation between in situ conservation programmes and the fragrance industry for the promotion of the conservation and sustainable use of agarwood-producing species.

Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

Directed to range States for agarwood-producing taxa
The range States are invited to develop policies to encourage the sustainable use of and trade in parts and derivatives of artificially propagated agarwood-producing trees.

Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

Agarwood-producing taxa (Aquilaria spp. and Gyrinops spp.)

Directed to range States for agarwood-producing taxa
Subject to available funding, the range States shall generate and compile biological and ecological data as well as information on the harvest, trade and management of agarwood-producing species in the wild. Range states are requested to report this information at the regional agarwood workshop referred to in Decision 17.195, and agree on regional priorities to ensure the survival of populations of agarwood-producing species in the wild.

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