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SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON THE CLOSURE OF DOMESTIC IVORY MARKETS

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON THE CLOSURE OF DOMESTIC IVORY MARKETS

CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA (CITES) - Seventy-fourth meeting of the Standing Committee Lyon (France), 7 - 11 March 2022 This document has been submitted by Senegal in relation to agenda item 39 on Closure of domestic ivory markets: Report of the Secretariat. The purpose of this document is to assist the Standing Committee in formulating its recommendations to the 19th meeting of the Conference of Parties on the closure of domestic ivory markets, including interpretation, implementation, compliance, and enforcement matters. This document...

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SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION ON THE CLOSURE OF DOMESTIC IVORY MARKETS

Legal Opinion on CITES Rules on Exports of Live African Elephants from Namibia

CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA (CITES) Seventy-fourth meeting of the Standing Committee Lyon (France), 7 - 11 March 2022 This document has been submitted by Burkina Faso in relation to agenda item 50. According to SC74 Doc. 50 §9, at AC31, the Animals Committee agreed to refer the following concerns to the Standing Committee for its advice and recommendations, as appropriate: a) Namibia’s interpretation of its exports of live African elephants to non-range States outlined in paragraph 7 of document AC31 Doc. 18.1, Addendum 1; (…) In view of...

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Identification Guide for ivory and ivory substitutes

Identification Guide for ivory and ivory substitutes

By WWF, CITES, TAFFIC The information contained within this book was originally developedfor the wildlife law enforcement community in connection with itsmandate to enforce international endangered species trade regulationsand restrictions. Thousands of copies of previous editions of thisguidebook have been distributed in three languages throughout theworld. As with previous editions, the goal is to provide wildlife lawenforcement officers, scientists and managers with a visual andnon-destructive means of tentatively identifying the authenticityand species origin of suspected ivory for...

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Appeal to Tokyo to End the Trade in Elephant Ivory

Appeal to Tokyo to End the Trade in Elephant Ivory

Dear Governor Koike, I am writing on behalf of the Council of the Elders of the African Elephant Coalition, a consortium of more than 30 African member States, to urge the jurisdiction of Tokyo to ban the trade of elephant ivory and appeal to you to recommend that the national government of Japan take urgent action to close its domestic ivory market. We applaud the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s progressive development of an Advisory Committee, under your leadership, to examine the ivory trade within your jurisdiction and outline measures to prevent the illegal trade. Your progressive steps...

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