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Sixty-ninth meeting of the Standing Committee

Geneva (Switzerland), 27 November - 1 December 2017

AGENDA

(provisional)

(all documents are provided in PDF format)

Agenda item Document Posted
updated on
(dd/mm/yyyy))
  Opening remarks of the Chair (No document)  
  Opening remarks of the Secretary-General (No document)  
Administrative and financial matters
1. Adoption of the agenda   SC69 Doc. 1 18/10/2017
2. Adoption of the working programme SC69 Doc. 2 17/10/2017
3. Adoption of the Rules of Procedure SC69 Doc. 3 04/10/2017
4. Credentials (No document)  
5. Admission of observers SC69 Doc. 5 (Rev. 1) 03/11/2017
15/11/2017
6. Election of the Alternate Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee (No document)  
7. Financial matters SC69 Doc. 7 05/10/2017
  Annex 1: Financial report on costed programme of work for the CITES Secretariat for 2016 SC69 Doc. 7 A1 04/10/2017
  Annex 2: Financial report on costed programme of work for the CITES Secretariat for 2017 as of 31 July 2017 SC69 Doc. 7 A2 04/10/2017
  Annex 3: CITES Trust Fund contributions as of 31 December 2016 SC69 Doc. 7 A3 04/10/2017
  Annex 4: CITES Trust Fund contributions as of 31 July 2017 SC69 Doc. 7 A4 04/10/2017
  Annex 5: CITES Trust Fund annual distribution of the unpaid contributions as of 31 July 2017 SC69 Doc. 7 A5 04/10/2017
  Annex 6: Statement of income and expenditure for CTL for 2016 SC69 Doc. 7 A6 04/10/2017
8. Access to funding    
  8.1 Global Environment Facility: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 8.1 04/10/2017
  8.2 External funding: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 8.2 04/10/2017
9. Administrative matters    
  9.1 Administrative matters including host country arrangements for the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 9.1 04/10/2017
  9.2 Administrative hosting models for the Secretariat (No document)  
  9.3
Report of UNEP on administrative matters
SC69 Doc. 9.3 25/10/2017
Strategic matters
10.
Revision and replacement of the CITES Strategic Vision: 2008-2020
SC69 Doc. 10 04/10/2017
11. Rules of Procedure    
  11.1 Review of the Rules of Procedure of the Conference of the Parties SC69 Doc. 11.1 04/10/2017
  11.2
Review of Resolution Conf. 11.1 (Rev. CoP17): Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 11.2
04/10/2017
  11.3 Adoption by the Standing Committee of a Code of Responsibility for NGOs participating in CITES meetings SC69 Doc. 11.3 18/10/2017
12.
Potential conflicts of interest in the Animals and Plants Committees: Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 12 04/10/2017
13. Designation and roles of Management Authorities  SC69 Doc. 13 04/10/2017
14. Engagement of rural communities in the CITES processes SC69 Doc. 14 24/10/2017
15. Demand reduction: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 15 04/10/2017
16. Livelihoods and food security SC69 Doc. 16 04/10/2017
17. Livelihoods    
  17.1 Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 17.1 04/10/2017
  17.2 Report on the CITES and livelihoods workshop SC69 Doc. 17.2 (Rev. 1) Revised Annex 04/10/2017
16/11/2017
18. Community awareness on wildlife trafficking: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 18 04/10/2017
19. Cooperation with other biodiversity-related conventions SC69 Doc. 19 04/10/2017
20. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Reports of the Secretariat and Chairs of the Animals and Plants Committees (No document)  
21. Capacity-building needs of developing countries and countries with economies in transition: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 21 04/10/2017
22. United Nations World Wildlife Day:Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 22 04/10/2017
23. Follow-up of the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife and South Africa’s Youth Conservation Programme: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 23 04/10/2017
24. Arrangements for the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (No document)  
Interpretation and implementation matters
Existing Resolutions and Decisions
25. Terminology in relation to rural, indigenous and local communities SC69 Doc. 25 04/10/2017
26. Review of Resolutions and Decisions: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 26 04/10/2017
General compliance and enforcement
27.
National laws for implementation of the Convention: Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 27 (Rev. 1)
05/10/2017
09/11/2017
28. National reports    
  28.1 Submission of national reports SC69 Doc. 28.1 04/10/2017
  28.2 Improving access to annual report data SC69 Doc. 28.2 04/10/2017
  28.3
Annual illegal trade reports: Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 28.3 19/10/2017
29. Compliance matters    
  29.1 Compliance report SC69 Doc. 29.1 (Rev. 1) 06/10/2017
14/11/2017
  29.2 Application of Article XIII     
    29.2.1 Application of Article XIII in the Lao People's Democratic Republic SC69 Doc. 29.2.1 06/10/2017
    29.2.2 Application of Article XIII in the Democratic Republic of the Congo SC69 Doc. 29.2.2 24/10/2017
    29.2.3 Application of Article XIII in Guinea SC69 Doc. 29.2.3 04/10/2017
  29.3 National ivory action plans process: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 29.3 20/10/2017
    Annex 1: NIAP Decisions  SC69 Doc. 29.3 A1 20/10/2017
    Annex 2: Japan (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A2 20/10/2017
    Annex 3: Qatar (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A3 20/10/2017
    Annex 4: Secretariat's mission in Singapore (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A4 20/10/2017
    Annex 5: Singapore (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A5 20/10/2017
    Annex 6: Sri Lanka (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A6 20/10/2017
    Annex 7: Angola (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A7 20/10/2017
    Annex 8: Cambodia (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A8 20/10/2017
    Annex 9: Congo (French only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A9 20/10/2017
    Annex 10: Gabon (French only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A10 20/10/2017
    Annex 11: Lao People's Democratic Republic (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A11 20/10/2017
    Annex 12: Mozambique (English and Portuguese only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A12 20/10/2017
    Annex 13: Secretariat's overview on Parties that have 'substantially' achieved their NIAPs (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A13 20/10/2017
    Annex 14: Malaysia (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A14 20/10/2017
    Annex 15: Thailand (English only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A15 20/10/2017
    Annex 16: Democratic Republic of the Congo (French only) SC69 Doc. 29.3 A16 20/11/2017
  29.4 Illegal trade in species: Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) SC69 Doc. 29.4 14/11/2017
30. Review of Significant Trade in specimens of Appendix-II species SC69 Doc. 30 06/11/2017
31 Enforcement    
  31.1 Enforcement matters: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 31.1 04/10/2017
  31.2
International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime: Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 31.2 04/10/2017
  31.3 Combating wildlife cybercrime: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 31.3 04/10/2017
32.
Implementation of the Convention relating to captive-bred and ranched specimens: Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 32 04/10/2017
33. Asian big cats in captivity: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 33 04/10/2017
34. Disposal of confiscated specimens    
  34.1 Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 34.1 04/10/2016
  34.2 Report of the co-leads SC69 Doc. 34.2 04/10/2017
35. Specimens produced from synthetic or cultured DNA: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 35 04/10/2017
Trade control and traceability
36. Introduction from the sea: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 36 04/10/2017
37. Purpose codes on CITES permits and certificates SC69 Doc. 37 04/10/2017
38. Simplified procedure for permits and certificates: Report of the Secretariat (No document)  
39. Definition of the term 'appropriate and acceptable destinations': Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 39 04/10/2017
40. Electronic systems and information technologies SC69 Doc. 40 04/10/2017
41. Transport    
  41.1 Transport of live specimens SC69 Doc. 41.1 04/10/2017
  41.2
Request for engagement of the CEOs of airlines and maritime shipping companies and executive bodies governing their activities
SC69 Doc. 41.2 04/10/2017
42. Traceability: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 42 04/10/2017
43. Stocks and stockpiles of specimens of CITES-listed species SC69 Doc. 43 04/10/2017
44. Identification of specimens in trade    
  44.1 Tiger skins: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 44.1 04/10/2017
  44.2 Identification Manual: Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 44.2 04/10/2017
Species specific matters1
45. Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 45 04/10/2017
46. Sturgeons and paddlefish (Acipenseriformes spp.)    
  46.1 Definition of country of origin of caviar SC69 Doc. 46.1 04/10/2017
  46.2
Stocks shared by range States and the respective species: Report of the Animals Committee
SC69 Doc. 46.2 04/10/2017
47. Eels (Anguilla spp.)    
  47.1 Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 47.1 04/10/2017
  47.2 Illegal trade in Anguilla anguilla SC69 Doc. 47.2 04/10/2017
48. Humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 48 04/10/2017
49. Malagasy ebonies (Diospyros spp.) and palisanders and rosewoods (Dalbergia spp.)    
  49.1 Report of Madagascar SC69 Doc. 49.1 02/11/2017
    Annex 4: Mécanisme de vérification de stock et business plan SC69 Doc. 49.1 A4 20/11/2017
  49.2 Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 49.2  
50. Sharks and rays (Elasmobranchii spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 50 06/10/2017
51. Elephants (Elephantidae spp.)    
  51.1 Elephant conservation, illegal killing and ivory trade SC69 Doc. 51.1 24/10/2017
  Annex Status of elephant populations, levels of illegal killing and the trade in ivory: A report to the CITES Standing Committee SC69 Doc. 51 A 24/10/2017
  51.2
Implementing aspects of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev. CoP17) on the closure of domestic ivory markets
SC69 Doc. 51.2 05/10/2017
  51.3 Implementing the CoP17 Decisions on ivory stocks and stockpiles SC69 Doc. 51.3 05/10/2017
  51.4 Update on the Elephant Protection Initiative SC69 Doc. 51.4 04/10/2017
52.
Legal and illegal trade in Bread palms (Encephalartos spp.): Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 52 04/10/2017
53.
Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and other marine turtles (Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae): Report of the Secretariat
SC69 Doc. 53 04/10/2017
54. Asian big cats (Felidae spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 54 04/10/2017
55. Great apes (Hominidae spp.):Report of the Secretariat (No document)  
56.
Rosewood timber species [Leguminosae (Fabaceae)]: Implementation of Decision 17.234 - Follow up on PC23 outcomes
SC69 Doc. 56 04/10/2017
57. Pangolins (Manis spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 57 03/11/2017
  Annexes 1 and 2: Implementation of CITES Decisions 17.239 b) and 17.240 on Pangolins (Manis spp.) SC69 Doc. 57 A 03/11/2017
58. African lion (Panthera leo) SC69 Doc. 58 04/10/2017
59. Illegal trade in Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii) SC69 Doc. 59 04/10/2017
60. Rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotidae spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 60 10/11/2017
61. Illegal trade in the helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 61 (Rev. 1) 04/10/2017
27/10/2017
62. Snakes (Serpentes spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 62 04/10/2017
63. Queen conch (Strombus gigas): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 63 04/10/2017
64. Tortoises and freshwater turtles (Testudines spp.): Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 64 06/10/2017
65. Totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi)    
  65.1 Report of the Secretariat SC69 Doc. 65.1 04/10/2017
  65.2 Implementation of Decisions 17.145 to 17.151 on totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi) SC69 Doc. 65.2 04/10/2017
66. CITES Appendix III SC69 Doc. 66 04/10/2017
Maintenance of the Appendices
67.
Procedure for entering reservations with respect to the amendments to Appendices I, II and III
SC69 Doc. 67 04/10/2017
68. Periodic review of the Appendices: Report of the Animals and Plants Committees SC69 Doc. 68 06/10/2017
69. Annotations    
  69.1 Establishment of a working group on annotations SC69 Doc. 69.1 04/10/2017
  69.2 Annotations for Appendix II orchids: Report of the Plants Committee (No document)  
  69.3 Interpretation of annotation #15 SC69 Doc. 69.3 04/10/2017
70. Review of Resolution Conf. 10.9 on Consideration of proposals for the transfer of African elephant populations from Appendix I to Appendix II SC69 Doc. 70 04/10/2017
71. Listing of marine species    
  71.1 Cooperation under the FAO-CITES 2006 MoU, with special reference to the scientific and technical evaluation of commercially exploited aquatic species listing proposals SC69 Doc. 71.1 04/10/2017
  71.2 Analysis of the relevance of the advice provided by the FAO Panel of Experts for proposals on marine fish species and evaluation of the conservation benefits of marine fish species listed at CITES CoP16 and CoP17 SC69 Doc. 71.2 18/10/2017
72. Analysis of the relevance of the criteria of Resolution Conf. 9.24 (Rev. CoP17) SC69 Doc. 72 18/10/2017
Concluding items
73. Reports of regional representatives    
  73.1 Africa (No document)  
  73.2 Asia SC69 Doc. 73.2 14/11/2017
  73.3 Central and South America and the Caribbean (No document)  
  73.4 Europe (No document)  
  73.5 North America SC69 Doc. 73.5 04/10/2017
  73.6 Oceania (No document)  
74. Any other business (No document)  
75. Determination of the time and venue of the 70th meeting (No document)  
76. Closing remarks (No document)  
  76.1 Observers    
    - Organizations    
    - Non-party States    
    - Parties    
  76.2 Standing Committee    
  76.3 Secretary-General    
  76.4 Chair    

 


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