Eighteenth meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties, Colombo (Sri Lanka), 23 May – 3 June 2019.
Zambia proposes that the population of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) of Zambia be downlisted from Appendix I to Appendix II subject to:
- Trade in registered raw ivory (tusks and pieces) for commercial purposes only to CITES
approved trading partners who will not re-export.
- Trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;
- Trade in hides and leather goods.
- All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly. Read full proposal here: