The 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES - A Briefing for the ENVI Delegation to CITES

15-03-2010

The 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES will take place in Doha, Qatar from March 13th-25th, 2010 and will see the 175 Parties of CITES make key decisions on over 40 proposals to amend the Appendices to CITES, as well as debate crucial implementation and institutional issues, and related Resolutions and Decisions affecting species trade and conservation. This briefing examines a number of the issues to be discussed, focussing on Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, African elephants, polar bears, sharks, tigers and corals, and concludes with some of the strategic issues that need to be addressed at this important Conference.

The 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES will take place in Doha, Qatar from March 13th-25th, 2010 and will see the 175 Parties of CITES make key decisions on over 40 proposals to amend the Appendices to CITES, as well as debate crucial implementation and institutional issues, and related Resolutions and Decisions affecting species trade and conservation. This briefing examines a number of the issues to be discussed, focussing on Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, African elephants, polar bears, sharks, tigers and corals, and concludes with some of the strategic issues that need to be addressed at this important Conference.

Autorzy zewnętrzni

Sabri Zain (TRAFFIC International, Cambridge, UK)