18.182 - 18.185 Stocks and stockpiles (elephant ivory)

18.182
Decision directed to:
Standing Committee
The Standing Committee at its 73rd meeting (SC73) shall review and consider for approval the practical guidance prepared by the Secretariat for the management of ivory stockpiles, including their disposal.
18.183
Decision directed to:
Secretariat
The Secretariat shall disseminate the practical guidance for the management of ivory stockpiles, including their disposal, once approved by the Standing Committee.
18.184
Decision directed to:
Secretariat
The Secretariat shall:

a) identify those Parties that have not provided information on the level of government- held stockpiles of ivory and significant privately held stockpiles of ivory within their territory or where stockpiles are not well secured and report to the 72nd and 73rd meetings* of the Standing Committee with recommendations as necessary; and

b) annually publish updated summary data based on the inventories submitted by Parties, disaggregated to regional but not country level, including the total ivory stockpiles by weight.

The Secretariat believes that the intention was to refer to the 73rd and 74th meetings of the Standing Committee.
18.185
Decision directed to:
Standing Committee
At its 72nd and 73rd meetings*, the Standing Committee shall consider the report and recommendations of the Secretariat in Decision 18.184 and determine whether any further actions are necessary in the case of Parties who fail to provide annual inventories of government-held stockpiles of ivory and significant privately held stockpiles of ivory within their territory or where stockpiles are not well secured.

The Secretariat believes that the intention was to refer to the 73rd and 74th meetings of the Standing Committee.