18.77 - 18.80 Enforcement

18.77
Decision directed to:
Parties
Parties are encouraged to actively pursue and promote the use of the Integrity Guide for Wildlife Management Agencies to strengthen responses to and overcome the risks and challenges posed by corruption.
18.78
Decision directed to:
Secretariat
The Secretariat shall, subject to external funding, work with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and other partner organizations within the International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) to promote the use of the Integrity Guide for Wildlife Management Agencies and to, upon request, support Parties in implementing activities and measures to address the risks and challenges posed by corruption.
18.79
Decision directed to:
Secretariat
The Secretariat shall, subject to external funding, convene a Task Force on illegal trade in specimens of CITES-listed tree species, consisting of representatives of Parties affected by illicit trafficking in such specimens, ICCWC partner organizations, other intergovernmental organizations such as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), regional enforcement networks and other experts. The Task Force should work to develop strategies to combat illegal trade in specimens of CITES-listed tree species, including measures to promote and further strengthen regional and international cooperation. The Secretariat shall report to the Standing Committee on the implementation of this Decision and the work of the Task Force and take into consideration any recommendations made by the Standing Committee.
18.80
Decision directed to:
Standing Committee
The Standing Committee shall review the Secretariat’s report called for in Decision 18.79 and make recommendations as appropriate.