Sixteenth meeting of the Animals Committee

Shepherdstown (United States of America), 11-15 December 2000

Agenda and documents

(all documents are provided in PDF format)

Agenda item
Document No.
1. Opening of the meetingNo document
2. Adoption of the Rules of ProcedureDoc. AC.16.2
3. Adoption of the Agenda and Working ProgrammeNo document
 3.1 AgendaDoc. AC.16.3.1
 3.2 Working ProgrammeDoc. AC.16.3.2
4. Admission of observersDoc. AC.16.4
5. Regional Reports 
 5.1 AfricaDoc. AC.16.5.1
 5.2 AsiaDoc. AC.16.5.2
 5.3 Central and South America and the Caribbean 
 5.4 EuropeDoc. AC.16.5.4
 5.5 North AmericaDoc. AC.16.5.5
 5.6 OceaniaDoc. AC.16.5.6
6. Strategic planningNo document
 6.1 Implementation of the CITES Strategic VisionDoc. AC.16.6.1
 6.2 Decisions directed to the Animals CommitteeDoc. AC.16.6.2
 6.3 Establishment of Animals Committee prioritiesDoc. AC.16.6.3
7. Implementation of Resolution Conf. 8.9 (Rev.) (cf. Decision 11.xx)No document (see Inf. AC.16.1, 16.2)
 7.1 Progress on the implementation of Phase IV of the Significant Trade ReviewDoc. AC.16.7.1
 7.2 Acipenseriformes spp.Doc. AC.16.7.2
Annexes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
 7.3 Naja spp.Doc. AC.16.7.3
 7.4 Moschus spp.Doc. AC.16.7.4
8. Periodic review of animal taxa in the AppendicesDoc. AC.16.8
 8.1 Evaluation of species selected at AC15Doc. AC.16.8.1
  8.1.1 Addendum – Review of Probarus jullieniDoc. AC.
 8.2 Selection of additional species for review 
9. Registration and monitoring of animal species bred in captivity (Resolution Conf.11.14 and Decision 11.xx)No document (see Inf. AC.16.3)
 9.1 Response to Notification No. 2000/044Doc. AC.16.9.1
 9.2 Relationship between ex-situ breeding operations and in-situ conservation programmes (Decision 11.xx)Doc. AC.16.9.2
10. Implementation of Resolution Conf. 10.21 on transport of live animals
 10.1 Report of the Transport Working Group Doc. AC.16.10.1
11. Role and function of the Scientific AuthoritiesNo document
12. Trade in hard corals
 12.1 Report of the Coral Working GroupDoc. AC.16.12.1
 12.2 Mariculture and propagation of coral - application of Resolution Conf.10.16 to coralsDoc. AC.16.12.2
13. Implementation of Decision 11.xx on trade in traditional medicinesDoc. AC.16.13
14. Trade in alien species
 14.1 Implementation of Decision 11.xx (=10.76) regarding trade in alien speciesDoc. AC.16.14.1
 14.2 Other initiatives regarding trade in alien species (CBD Decision V/8 and GISP)Doc. AC.16.14.2
15. Control of captive breeding, ranching and wild harvest production systems for Appendix-II speciesDoc. AC.16.15
16. Universal labelling of caviar (Decision 11.xx)Doc. AC.16.16
17. Trade in Tursiops truncatus ponticus (Decision 11.xx)Doc. AC.16.17
18. Trade in freshwater turtles and tortoises in Southeast Asia (Resolution Conf.11.9; cf. Decision 11.xx)No document (seeInf. AC.16.13)
19. Conservation of seahorses and other members of the family Syngnathidæ (Decision 11.xx)Doc. AC.16.19
20. Implementation of Resolution Conf. 9.17 on the status of international trade in shark species (Decision 11.xx)No document
 20.1 Liaison with other organizations 
21. Trade in time-sensitive research samples (Decision 11.xx)Doc. AC.16.21
22. Any other businessNo document
23. Closing remarksNo document

Information documents


Document title

Document No.
1.The Significant Trade Review processInf. AC.16.1
2.A Guide to the Review of Significant TradeInf. AC.16.2
3.Registration and monitoring of animal species bred in captivity (Resolution Conf. 11.14 and Decision 11.xx)Inf. AC.16.3
4.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from CubaInf. AC.16.4*
5.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from IndiaInf. AC.16.5*
6.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from PeruInf. AC.16.6*
7.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from the United KingdomInf. AC.16.7*
8.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from SwitzerlandInf. AC.16.8*
9.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from the United States of AmericaInf. AC.16.9*
10.IUCN guidelines for the prevention of biodiversity loss due to biological invasionInf. AC.16.10
11.Alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or speciesInf. AC.16.11
12.Global Strategy on Invasive Alien SpeciesInf. AC.16.12
13.Resolution Conf. 11.9 – Conservation of and trade in freshwater turtles and tortoises in Asia and other regionsInf. AC.16.13
14.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from AustraliaInf. AC.16.14
15.Summary of the status of wild populations of species listed on CITES Appendix I and the difficulty of keeping or breeding specimens of these species in captivityInf. AC.16.15
16.Use of Coded-microchip Implants for Marking Live Animals in Trade in Accordance with Resolution Conf. 8.13 (Rev.)Inf. AC.16.16
17.Asian Turtle Trade: Executive summary of workshop proceedingsInf. AC.16.17*
18.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from ChileInf. AC.16.18
(Spanish only)
19.IUCN/ELC briefing and recommendations on transboundary movement of biological samplesInf. AC.16.19
20.Response to Notification No. 2000/044 from ColumbiaInf. AC.16.20 *
21.Report on draft Resolution in document Doc. 11.45.1Inf. AC.16.21*
22.Comments on draft Resolution in document Doc. 11.45.1Inf. AC.16.22*
23.Comments on the international movement of CITES samplesInf. AC.16.23*

*This document only exists as a hard copy.