XIII CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES
2-14 October 2004
Bangkok - Thailand

Decisions at CITES COP13 involved such high profile species as the African elephant, the minke whale, Asian freshwater turtles, great white shark, the humphead wrasse and ramin.

Proposals were approved to initiate trade in ivory ekipas (Namibia), elephant leather (South Africa), and the bald eagle.

Increased trade controls for other species were approved. These included, among others, the Irrawaddy dolphin (captured for display), yellow-crested cockatoo (captured for pets), five species of Asian freshwater turtles (collected for pets, food and medicinal purposes), great white shark, humphead wrasse, ramin, and agarwood.

- SSN Digest - Species Proposals (Franšais / Espa˝ol)
- SSN Digest - Working Documents (Franšais / Espa˝ol)
- SSN Fact Sheets (Franšais / Espa˝ol)




Factsheets
 
CoP13 PROPOSAL SPECIES SSN VIEW
CoP13 Prop. 3 (Thailand) Irrawaddy Dolphin SUPPORT
CoP13 Prop. 4 (Japan) Minke Whale OPPOSE
CoP13 Prop. 6 (Kenya) African Lion SUPPORT
CoP13 Prop. 7 (Namibia)
CoP13 Prop. 8 (S. Africa)
African Elephant OPPOSE BOTH
CoP13 Prop. 15 (Madagascar)
CoP13 Prop. 27
CoP13 Prop. 28
CoP13 Prop. 29
Madagascar Reptiles
Malagasy Spider Tortoise
Leaf-tailed Geckos
Leaf-nosed Snakes
Arboreal Snake
SUPPORT ALL
CoP13 Props. 16 and 17 (USA
and Indonesia, respectively)
CoP13 Props. 18 and 19 (USA
and Indonesia, respectively)
CoP13 Prop. 20 (USA)
CoP13 Props. 21 and 22 (USA
and Indonesia, respectively)
CoP13 Prop. 23 (Indonesia
and USA)
Asian Freshwater Turtles
Malayan Snail-eating Turtle
Malayan Flat-shelled Turtle
Southeast Asian Softshell Turtle
Pig-nosed Turtle
Roti Snake-necked Turtle
SUPPORT ALL
CoP13 Prop. 32
(Australia, Madagascar)
Great White Shark SUPPORT
CoP13 Prop. 33 (Fiji, Ireland,
on behalf of the Member States
of the European Community,
and USA)
Humphead Wrasse SUPPORT
CoP13 Prop. 50 (Indonesia) Ramin SUPPORT, Including Annotation #1
ADDITIONAL SSN CoP13 FACTSHEETS
Kenyan snake proposals
CITES Law Enforcement Expert Group
FAO and Fisheries
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