14.28 (Rev. CoP15) & 14.29 (Rev. CoP16) Cooperation between Parties and promotion of multilateral measures

 
Directed to Parties
14.28 (Rev. CoP15) Parties with stricter domestic measures and reservations should review them, as and whenappropriate, in order to determine whether they are effective and necessary in order toachieve the objectives of the Convention to ensure that trade in wild fauna and flora species is not detrimental to their survival.
 

1 Note from the Secretariat: Decision 14.30 (Rev. CoP15) was repealed at the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties. See Annex 1 to these Decisions for the "Terms of Reference for the consultancy envisaged in Decision 14.30 (Rev. CoP15) on Cooperation between Parties and promotion of multilateral measures".

 

Directed to the Standing Committee

14.29 (Rev. CoP16) The Standing Committee shall continue its Working Group on Multilateral Measures until the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties. Operating by electronic means, the Working Group should:
a)   review and, if necessary, revise any consultancy report produced under Decision 14.30 (Rev. CoP15)1
  b)  organize, with the help of the Secretariat, if external funds are made available for the purpose, a meeting with representation from all CITES regions to discuss the above report; and
  c)  based on the report of the meeting mentioned above, consider the need to draft for consideration at the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties any revised or new resolutions.