Twenty-seventh meeting of the Animals Committee

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Veracruz (Mexico), 28 April – 3 May 2014

Provisional agenda and documents

(all documents will be provided in PDF format)
 
Agenda item Documents Posted/
updated on
(dd/mm/yyyy)
1. Opening of the meeting No document  
  Administrative matters
2. Election of the Chair and Vice-Chair No document  
3. Rules of Procedure AC27 Doc. 3 18/03/2014
4. Adoption of the agenda and working programme    
  4.1 Agenda AC27 Doc. 4.1 19/03/2014
  4.2 Working programme AC27 Doc. 4.2 19/03/2014
5. Admission of observers    
 Strategic matters
6. Animals Committee strategic planning for 2013-2016 (CoP16-CoP17)    
  6.1 Resolutions and Decisions directed to the Animals Committee AC27 Doc. 6.1 18/03/2014
  6.2 Animals Committee workplan AC27 Doc. 6.2 18/03/2014
7.
Support to Standing Committee work on bushmeat and annotations 
[Decisions 14.148 (Rev. Cop16),16.149 and 16.162]*
   
  7.1 Report of the Secretariat* AC27/PC21
Doc. 7.1
20/03/2014
  7.2 Annotations for species listed in the CITES Appendixes: report of the interim Standing Committee working group* AC27/PC21
Doc. 7.2
18/03/2014
8. Cooperation with other biodiversity-related multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs)    
  8.1 Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services (IPBES) (Decision 16.15)* AC27/PC21
Doc. 8.1
18/03/2014
9. Capacity building    
  9.1 Report of the Secretariat* AC27/PC21
Doc. 9.1
18/03/2014
 Interpretation and implementation of the Convention
  Amendment of the Appendices    
10. Extinct or possibly extinct species (Decision 16.164)* AC27/PC21
Doc. 10
18/03/2014
  Compliance and enforcement    
11. Review of reporting requirements (Decision 16.45)* AC27/PC21
Doc. 11
 18/03/2014
12. Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix-II species [Resolution Conf. 12.8 (Rev. CoP13)]    
  12.1 Evaluation of the Review of Significant Trade [Decision 13.67 (Rev. CoP14)]* AC27/PC21
Doc. 12.1
21/03/2014
  12.2 Overview of the species-based Review of Significant Trade AC27 Doc. 12.2 (Rev. 1) 27/03/2014
  12.3 Species selected following CoP13 and CoP14  AC27 Doc. 12.3 19/03/2014
  12.4 Species selected following CoP15 AC27 Doc. 12.4 (Rev. 1) 21/03/2014
14/04/2014
  12.5 Selection of species for trade reviews following CoP16 AC27 Doc. 12.5 21/03/2014
  Trade controls and marking    
13. Transport of live specimens [Resolution Conf. 10.21 (Rev. CoP16)]* AC27/PC21 Doc. 13 24/03/2014
14. Review of identification and guidance material (Decision 16.59)* AC27/PC21 Doc. 14 21/03/2014
15. Identification of sturgeons and paddlefish specimens in trade (Decision 16.137) AC27 Doc. 15 24/03/2014
16. Identification of CITES-listed corals in trade (Decision 15.64) AC27 Doc. 16 18/03/2014
  Exemptions and special trade provisions    
17. Implementation of the Convention relating to captive-bred and ranched specimens (Decision 16.65) AC27 Doc. 17 (Rev. 1) 20/03/2014
15/04/2014
(corrections
in para. 12)
   Species trade and conservation    
18. Illegal trade in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) (Decision 16.72) AC27 Doc. 18 31/03/2014
19. Snake trade and conservation management (Serpentes spp.)    
  19.1 Review of studies [Decision 16.103, paragraphs a) and d)] AC27 Doc. 19.1 24/03/2014
  19.2
Reptile sourcing and traceability systems 
[Decision 16.103, paragraphs b) to d)]
AC27 Doc. 19.2 24/03/2014
  19.3 IUCN Red List assessments of Asian snake species [Decision 16.104] AC27 Doc. 19.3 19/03/2014
  19.4 Requirements for a traceability system for reptile skins AC27 Doc. 19.4 20/03/2014
20. Tortoises and freshwater turtles (Testudines spp.) (Decision 16.111) AC27 Doc. 20 19/03/2014
21. Sturgeons and paddlefish [Resolution Conf. 12.7 (Rev. CoP16)]    
  21.1 Secretariat’s report AC27 Doc. 21.1 19/03/2014
  21.2 Implementation by the Animals Committee of relevant provisions in Resolution Conf. 12.7 (Rev. CoP16) AC27 Doc. 21.2 19/03/2014
  21.3 Evaluation of the “Register of licensed exporters and of processing and repackaging plants for specimens of sturgeon and paddlefish species” established in accordance with Resolution Conf. 12.7 (Rev. CoP. 16) AC27 Doc. 21.3 21/03/2014
22. Conservation and management of sharks     
  22.1 Implementation of Resolution Conf. 12.6 (Rev. CoP16) AC27 Doc. 22.1 18/03/2014
  22.2 Non-detriment Findings for CITES-listed sharks and manta rays AC27 Doc. 22.2 18/03/2014
  22.3 Guidance for making Non-detriment findings for CITES-listed sharks AC27 Doc. 22.3 20/03/2014
  22.4 Report on the development of a rapid management-risk assessment method for fish species through its application to sharks AC27 Doc. 22.4 18/03/2014
23 Freshwater stingrays (Family Potamotrygonidae) (Decisions 16.131 and 16.132) AC27 Doc. 23 18/03/2014
24. Periodic Review of species included in Appendices I and II [Resolution Conf. 14.8 (Rev. CoP16)]    
  24.1 Overview of species under review AC27 Doc. 24.1 18/03/2014
  24.2 Selection of species for the Periodic Review AC27 Doc. 24.2 18/03/2014
  24.3 Species reviews    
    24.3.1 Periodic review of Cuora galbinifrons, Mauremys annamensis and Chelodina mccordi (Decisions 16.124, 16.125 and 16.126) AC27 Doc. 24.3.1 18/03/2014
    24.3.2 Periodic review of Felidae [Decision 13.93 (Rev. CoP16)] AC27 Doc. 24.3.2 18/03/2014
    24.3.3 Panthera leo – Report of Kenya and Namibia AC27 Doc. 24.3.3 28/03/2014
    24.3.4 Monachus tropicalis – Report of the United States of America AC27 Doc. 24.3.4 20/03/2014
    24.3.5 Pteropus tokudae - Report of the United States of America AC27 Doc. 24.3.5 20/03/2014
    24.3.6 Grus canadensis pulla - Report of the United States of America AC27 Doc. 24.3.6 20/03/2014
    24.3.7 Epicrates inornatus - Report of the United States of America AC27 Doc. 24.3.7 19/03/2014
25. Standard nomenclature [Resolution Conf. 12.11 (Rev. CoP16)]    
  25.1 Report of the specialist on zoological nomenclature AC27 Doc. 25.1 18/03/2014
  25.2 Revised nomenclature for Poicephalus robustus and Cordylus AC27 Doc. 25.2 20/03/2014
Regional matters
26. Regional reports    
  26.1 Africa    
  26.2 Asia    
  26.3 Central and South America and the Caribbean AC27 Doc. 26.3 (Rev.1)  18/03/2014
 03/04/2014
(Annex 2 added)
  26.4 Europe AC27 Doc. 26.4  20/03/2014
  26.5 North America AC27 Doc. 26.5  20/03/2014
  26.6 Oceania AC27 Doc. 26.6  18/03/2014
 Concluding items
27. Any other business No document  
28. Time and venue of the 28th meeting of the Animals Committee No document  
29. Closing remarks No document  

 

* This item will be discussed during a joint session with the Plants Committee.

 

Information documents

TITLE DOCUMENT AGENDA ITEM LANGUAGE
1. CITES Non-detriment Findings Guidance for Shark Species 22 English
2. Net exports of appendix ii animal species, 2007-2012 raw data AC27 Inf. 2 (Rev. 1) (pdf)
AC27 Inf. 2 (Rev. 1) (Excel)
12 English
3. Snake trade and conservation management and tortoises and freshwater turtles AC27 Inf. 3 19, 20 English
4. Assessment of python breeding farms supplying the international high-end leather industry (submitted by Switzerland on behalf of IUCN/SSC Boa and Python Specialist Group) AC27 Inf. 4 19 English
5. EU-CITES Sharks project update (submitted by the Secretariat)  AC27 Inf. 5 22 English
6. Development of a rapid management-risk assessment method for fish species through its application to sharks (submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) AC27 Inf. 6
Annex 1
22 English
7. IUCN Red List assessments of Asian snake species (Decision 16.104) (submitted by IUCN) AC27 Inf. 7 19 English
8. Information on sharks and freshwater stingrays(submitted by China) AC27 Inf. 8 22 English
9. Building in-country capacity to undertake non-detriment findings with regard to Hippocampus species in Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam (Submitted by the Secretariat) AC27 Inf. 9 9 English
10.

Information on freshwater stingrays (submitted by Colombia)

Información sobre rayas de agua dulce(presentado por Colombia)
AC27 Inf. 10 23 Spanish
11.

Information on sharks(submitted by Colombia)

Información sobretiburones (presentado por Colombia)
AC27 Inf. 11 22 Spanish
12. Final Report of the Fifteenth Session of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC) (submitted by the Secretariat) Informe final de la Decimoquinta sesión de la Comisión de Pesca del Atlántico Centro-Occidental (COPACO) (presentado por la Secretaría) AC27 Inf. 12 27 English and Spanish