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TRAFFIC's CoP17 Delegation:
The 17th Conference of the Parties to CITES(the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) takes place from 24th September-5th October 2016.
The formal documents for the entire meeting are available on the CITES website.
Among them are the Proposals put forward for consideration by Parties to CITES to Amend the CITES Appendices.
TRAFFIC's Recommendations on the CITES CoP17 proposals
Available in English , French and Spanish , and as PDFs in English (PDF, 1.5 MB) French (PDF, 1.5 MB) Spanish (PDF, 1.5 MB) B) Japanese (PDF, 1.5 MB) and Chinese (PDF, 3 MB) and at the meeting itself as printed documents.
CoP17 side events with TRAFFIC participation
Monday 26th September TRAFFIC/CITES Management Authority in China
12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 5 . Organizers: SFA / TRAFFIC
Tuesday 27th September
Wildlife Forensics for CITES Implementation
12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 4. Organizers: UNODC, TRACE, TRAFFIC
Launch of NDF Guidance for Perennial Plants v. 3.0
12:30 - 13:45 Com. Room 2 . Organizers: BfN / TRAFFIC
Protection of Bubinga, a Rare & Sacred Tree of Central Africa
19:30 - 21:00 Com. Room 4 . Organizers: Gabon / Germany
Wednesday 28th September
2nd Global Meeting of Wildlife Enforcement Networks
08:00 - 12:00 Com. Room 4. Organizers: ICCWC
Corruption: The Elephant In The Room12:00 - 14:00 Exhibition 2 C. Organizers: 3C Network
Voluntary standards for sustainable trade of legal wildlife products
17:30 - 18:30 Com. Room 1. Organizer: Earthmind
Thursday 29th September
2nd Global Meeting of Wildlife Enforcement Networks (continued)
08:00 - 12:00 Com. Room 4. ICCWC
Thailand's Domestic Ivory Markets
12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 3. Organizer: WWF
Monday 3rd October
A Global Support Programme to Reduce Demand for Illegal Products
12:00 - 14:00 Exhibition 2 . TRAFFIC
Tuesday 4th October
Strengthening Capacities to Combat Poaching & Illegal Wildlife Trade12:00 - 14:00 Com. Room 5. Organizers: Germany, TRAFFIC
TRAFFIC freely distributes a large number of reports into various aspects of the wildlife trade, many of which have direct relevance to achieving the convention's aspirations. Most of these reports can be downloaded as PDFs from the TRAFFIC website.
You can also download and browse specific publications catalogues—on Development (PDF, 2.9 MB), Medicinal Plants (PDF, 2.6 MB), Fisheries (PDF, 3.5 MB), Wild Meat (PDF, 3.1 MB), Timber (PDF, 2.5 MB) and Protected Areas (PDF, 2.3 MB) and a General catalogue (PDF, 3 MB).
NOTE: Some publications appear in more than one category