Third Meeting of the Sessional Committee of the CMS Scientific Council (ScC-SC3)

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The Third Meeting of the Sessional Committee of the Scientific Council (ScC-SC3) will be held from 29 May to 1 June 2018 at the UNEP/CMS Secretariat premises, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 1, 53113 Bonn, Germany. It is expected to be mainly a planning meeting, during which the Sessional Committee will discuss and agree its work plan for the triennium 2018-2020, based on the mandates from CMS COP12.

The meeting is open to all members of the Sessional Committee, other members of the CMS Scientific Council not members of the Sessional Committee, as well as representatives of CMS Parties, CMS Agreements and CMS partner organizations and institutions.

Participants are kindly invited to download ScC-SC3 documents from the CMS website as they become available. For reasons of economy, documents will not be mailed. In case of problems in downloading documents, kindly contact Marco Barbieri ( at the UNEP/CMS Secretariat.

Registration Form

29 May 2018 to 01 Jun 2018
OrganizerCMS Secretariat
CMS InstrumentCMS
VenueUN Campus

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Number Title Files
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.2.1/Rev.1 Provisional Agenda and Documents
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.2.2 Provisional Annotated Agenda and Meeting Schedule
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.3.1 Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the CMS Scientific Council and its Sessional Committee
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.3.2 Review of COP-Appointed Councillor Subject Areas
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.4.1 Implementation of the Programme of Work for the Sessional Committee of the Scientific Council for 2016 -2017
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.4.2 Programme of Work for the Sessional Committee of the Scientific Council for 2018 - 2020
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.5 Contribution to the Development of the Second Work Programme of IPBES
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.6.1/Rev.1 Concerted Actions
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.7.1.1 Report from the Saker Falcon Task Force on the Implementation of the Saker Falcon Global Action Plan (SakerGAP)
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.7.1.2 Report form the Secretariat on the Implementation of COP12 Resolution and Decisions on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Vultures
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.7.2.1 Report on the Aquatic Wild Meat Working Group
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.7.3.1 Report from Burkina Faso on Implementation of Decision 12.63 concerning the African Wild Dog
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Doc.7.3.2 Recommendations concerning possible Amendments to the List of Cheetah Populations presently excluded from CMS Appendix I to Reflect Current Conservation Status
Number Title Files
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.1 Rules of Procedure of the CMS Scientific council
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.2 Declaration of the Global Flyways Summit: Connecting Nature, Connecting People
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.3 Overview of the Rules of Procedure of the Conference of Parties Relevant to the Scientific Council
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.4 Report on the development of the online IWC Whale Watching Handbook
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.5 Recommendations for Mitigating the Impact of Underwater Noise on Marine Biodiversity in the South Eastern European Waters in the Mediterranean Sea
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.6 The Bio-Bridge Initiative and its Action Plan 2017 - 2020 to Support Technical and Scientific Cooperation
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.7 Progress Report: Implementation of the Programme of Work of the Central Asian Mammals Initiative since its Adoption in November 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.8 Report of the CMS Workshop on Conservation Implications of Animal Culture and Social Complexity
UNEP/CMS/ScC-SC3/Inf.9 List of members of the Scientific Council and of members of the Sessional Committee