The FAO-CITES Relationship: A Model to Consider?. Kevern Cochrane, FIMF. The Appendices: CITES Tools. Appendix I: species threatened with extinction. Trade permitted only in exceptional circumstances.
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Kevern Cochrane, FIMF
Cooperation between FAO and CITES has been growing in the last 9 years and encompasses a range of activities of mutual interest. This presentation will focus on the cooperation on the CITES listing criteria and amendment proposals
“Some delegations expressed the view that CITES could provide a useful instrument, complementary to traditional fisheries management, in protecting fishery resources from extinction and in promoting their sustainable use.”
e.g. queen conch
CONSIDERATION FOR APPENDIX 1
Consideration could be given to listing on Appendix II if:
submitted to CITES
FAO invites comment
from Members and
Expert Panel Report
distributed to FAO and
CITES Parties vote
Very good progress has been made but much work still needs to be done, including in reconciliation of different views and opinions.