52nd Standing Committee Meeting

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The 52nd Meeting of the Standing Committee of CMS will take place from 21 to 29 September 2021 as an online virtual meeting with the following provisional schedule:

Opening plenary sessions: 21 and 22 of September 2021

Online platforms and informal discussions: 21 to 27 September 2021

Closing plenary session: 28 and 29 of September 2021

The meeting is open to all members and alternate members of the Standing Committee and representatives of CMS Parties, CMS Agreements, partner organizations, and other observers. Anybody or agency that is not a member of the Committee and wishes to observe a meeting shall submit a request to the Secretariat no later than 22 August 2021. Completing the CMS registration form shall serve as a request to participate.

Registration to the meeting will close on 17 September 2021, in order to ensure access to the on-line platform.

Participants are kindly invited to download the StC52 documents from this meeting webpage as they become available.

In case of problems with the online registration or downloading documents, kindly let the Secretariat know immediately at [email protected]

As per the Rules of Procedure, the Secretariat would appreciate receiving reports and documents for the consideration of the Standing Committee by 23 July 2021.

For further information about the 52nd Meeting of the Standing Committee of the CMS, please contact Ms. Maria Jose Ortiz, Legal Officer, at [email protected]

Online Registration Document Template User guide for the Interactio Platform (Plenary Sessions)

Meeting Protocol Meeting Schedule Contact Groups


21 Sep 2021 09:00 to 29 Sep 2021 18:00
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UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.1.1/Rev.1 Guidance on the Rules of Procedure for the 52nd Meeting of the Standing Committee
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.2.1/Rev.3 Provisional Agenda and Documents
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.2.2/Rev.1 Provisional annotated Agenda and Meeting Schedule
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.3 Report of the Depositary
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.4.1.1 Oceania Regional Report
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.4.1.2 Central, South America and the Caribbean Regional Report
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.4.2.1 Report of the Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.5 Report of the Presidency
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.7 Report of the Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.9.1/Rev.1 Implementation of the CMS Budget
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.9.2 Resource Mobilization
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.10 Assessment of Implementation of the Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023 and Options for a Follow-up
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.11 Revision of the National Report Format
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.11/Annex 1 Annex 1: Revision of the National Report Format
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.11/Annex 2 Annex 2: Revision of the National Report Format
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.11/Annex 3 Annex 3: Revision of the National Report Format
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.12 Implementation of the Concerted Actions Process
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.13/Rev.1 Improving the Listing Proposal Process and Outcomes
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.14 Appointment of COP - appointed Councillor
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.15 Implementation of the programme of work (2020-2023)
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.16 Terms of Reference for the Intergovernmental Task Force on Phasing out the use of Lead Ammunition and Lead Fishing Weights
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.17 CMS-CITES Joint Work Programme
UNEP/CMS/StC52/Doc.18/Rev.1 Joint CITES-CMS African Carnivores Initiative