18.49 - 18.51

18.49
Decision directed to:
Secretariat
The Secretariat shall:

a) publish and maintain updated on its website the summary of the Periodic Review proposals submitted to Conference of the Parties for amendments to Appendices I and II, taxa selected for Periodic Review of species included in Appendices I and II, and Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix II species, with relevant updates derived from the 23rd and 24th meetings of the Plants Committee and the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties;

b) in collaboration with the Plants Committee, update the report on the contribution of CITES to the implementation of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) [see document CoP17 Doc. 14.6 (Rev. 1)], taking into account the analysis contained in information document PC24 Inf. 6, as well as the relevant outcomes of the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, and provide it to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for further consideration by the CBD at the 15th meeting of its Conference of the Parties;

c) consult the Secretariat of CBD concerning the post-2020 future of the GSPC, and collaborate with the Plants Committee in drafting any required revision of Resolution Conf. 16.5 on
Cooperation with the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation 2011-2020; and

d) report on progress with the implementation of paragraphs a) to c) to the Plants Committee.
18.50
Decision directed to:
Plants Committee
The Plants Committee shall:
a) consider the Secretariat’s updated report as per Decision 18.49 above;
b) in collaboration with the Secretariat and if considered appropriate, draft a revision to Resolution Conf. 16.5, taking into account the discussions under CBD regarding the post-2020 future of the GSPC, with a view to ensure that a two-way collaboration between both Conventions is reflected; and
c) present its recommendations to the Standing Committee or the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, as appropriate.
18.51
Decision directed to:
Standing Committee
The Standing Committee shall consider any report prepared in response to Decision 18.50, and in coordination with the Plants Committee, convey its recommendations to the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.