Linkages
News the ENB team About us Funders Activities Links Search IISD.org RSS Share on Facebook
Daily Web Coverage/ Reports
IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) has produced daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis from this meeting. To download our reports, click the HTML or PDF icons below.
Daily Web Coverage English version French version
htm
pdf
htm
pdf
Curtain Raiser HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
3 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
4 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
5 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
6 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
7 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
8 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
11 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
12 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
13 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
14 Mar & Summary HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
Summary Report English version French version
htm
pdf
htm
pdf
17 March HTML version PDF format HTML version PDF format
  Compilation in English   Compilation in French
 
pdf
 
pdf
17 March   PDF format  
Format PDF
Loading...
Sign up for Biodiversity-L
Sign up for ENB
Biodiversity Policy & Practice

Sixteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP16)

3-14 March 2013 | Bangkok, Thailand
 
1 1 1
1
Daily highlights (click on the following links to see our daily web pages)
1
1 1 1

CITES
CITES CoP16The sixteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP16) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) opens in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday, 3 March 2013 and will continue through Thursday, 14 March 2013.

During CoP16, participants will consider many documents, including on: a proposal to improve transparency of voting during meetings of the Conference of the Parties; the proposed amendment to Rule 25 on methods of voting, on the use of secret ballots; budgetary proposals for 2014 to 2016; the CITES Strategic Vision; the draft resolution and decision on the cooperation of CITES with other biodiversity-related conventions; the International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime; the relationship with the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services; the draft revision of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev. CoP15) on trade in elephant specimens; introduction from the sea; non-detriment findings; a decision-making mechanism for a process of trade in ivory; Asian big cats; illegal trade in cheetahs; leopard quotas; monitoring the illegal killing of elephants and the illegal trade in ivory and other elephant specimens; rhinoceroses; tibetan and saiga antelope; and a draft resolution on implementation of the Convention for agarwood-producing taxa.

Several proposals concern transfer of species from Appendix II to Appendix I, including the proposal to transfer polar bears from Appendix II to Appendix I. A number of other species are proposed for listing in Appendix II, including the proposal for listing the porbeagle shark.
.
Thai dancers
Related Links
CoP16 resources
*CoP16 website
*CoP16 agenda and working documents
*Proposals for amendment of Appendices I and II
*Information documents
*List of proposals with Secretariat’s recommendations
*Standard nomenclature – Standard references to be considered at CoP16 (Notification to the Parties No. 2012/060)

IISD RS resources
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Sixty-second meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, 23-27 July 2012, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Twenty-sixth meeting of the CITES Animals Committee (AC26), Joint Meeting of the CITES Animals and Plants Committees and CITES Twentieth meeting of the Plants Committee (PC20), 15-20 March 2012, 22-24 March 2012 and 26-30 March 2012, Geneva, Switzerland and Dublin, Ireland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Sixty-first meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, 15-19 August 2011, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF) (Spanish: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of AC25, 18-22 July 2011, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF) (Spanish: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of PC19, 18-21 April 2011, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (Frech: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the CITES CoP15, 13-25 March 2010, Doha, Qatar (English: HTML - PDF) (Frech: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of the Fifty-eighth meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, 6-10 July 2009, Geneva, Switzerland (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of AC24, 20-24 April 2009, Geneva, Switzerland (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS Summary and Analysis of PC18, 17-21 March 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina (HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS archive of CITES meetings
*Biodiversity Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing International Biodiversity Policy
*Chemicals and Wastes Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Adressing Chemicals and Wastes Policy
*Land Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of Activities Adressing International Sustainable Land
*Forests Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Adressing Forests Policy
*SIDS Policy and Practice - A Knowledgebase on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States
*Water Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of Activities Addressing Sustainable Water and Sanitation
*Sustainable Energy Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of Sustainable Energy Activities
*Sustainable Development Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of Activities Contributing to International Sustainable Development
*Climate Change Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing Global Climate Change Policy
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin America and Caribbean Regional Coverage
View HTML version Questions about the content of this page? E-mail the Digital Editor
| Back to IISD RS "Linkages" | Visit IISDnet | Send e-mail to IISD RS |
© 201
3, IISD. All rights reserved.