18.281 - 18.285 Titicaca water frog (Telmatobius culeus)

18.281
Decision directed to:
Parties
Range States are encouraged to collaborate and:
a) conduct studies aiming to:
i) estimate population size of the Titicaca water frog; and,
ii) identify and monitor all international illegal trade of specimens of Titicaca water frog;
b) strengthen international cooperation mechanisms for the conservation of the Titicaca water frog, and combat its illegal trade;
c) develop and implement additional demand reduction strategies;
d) continue to raise awareness on the importance of the conservation of the Titicaca water frog, its ecological role, cultural value, and threats, particularly the illegal trade; and
e) report on implementation of paragraphs a) through d) above to the Animals Committee.
18.282
Decision directed to:
Secretariat
The Secretariat shall issue a Notification to the Parties requesting relevant information as per Decision 18.281, paragraph a), and compile responses and provide them to the range States.
18.283
Decision directed to:
Parties, Others
Parties are encouraged to:
a) provide financial and technical assistance to support the implementation of Decision 18.281; and,
b) provide relevant information as requested in the Notification mentioned in Decision 18.282 with a view to complement Decision 18.281, paragraphs a) through d).
18.284
Decision directed to:
Animals Committee
The Animals Committee shall consider any report submitted by Parties as per Decision 18.281, paragraph e) and develop recommendations for consideration by the Standing Committee or the Conference of Parties, as appropriate.
18.285
Decision directed to:
Standing Committee
The Standing Committee shall consider any report submitted by the Animals Committee as per Decision 18.284 and report to the Conference of Parties, as appropriate.