16.58 Physical inspection of timber shipments

 
Directed to the Secretariat
16.58 By the 65th meeting of the Standing Committee, the Secretariat shall:
  a)  obtain information and materials from those Parties that have reported that they have developed tools and procedures for the identification and measurement of CITES-listed tree species, and the physical inspection of timber shipments;
  b)  publish the information on the CITES website so that it can be accessed by CITES plant inspection and enforcement authorities; and
  c)  incorporate this information into its capacity-building activities related to timber trade.