2017/006: Consultation Draft Released - Companion Volume on Implementation for the Strategic Plan for Migratory Species

The Secretariat of the Convention on Migratory Species is pleased to announce the release of the draft Companion Volume on Implementation for the Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023.

The draft was prepared by the Secretariat at the request of the CMS Strategic Plan Working Group (SPWG), and under its guidance. It takes into account the relevant discussions held at the 4th Meeting of the Group (SPWG-4, November 2016). 

In consultation with the SPWG, the revised version of the Companion Volume is hereby submitted to the Parties and other stakeholders for comments. Only the online version of the Companion Volume is available and this is accessible through the CMS website at the URL http://www.cms.int/en/strategic-plan/drafts .

More background information on the development of the draft Companion Volume and guidance on its review are provided in attachment to this Notification.

Comments are requested by 16 June 2017, and should be emailed to cms.secretariat@cms.int, marco.barbieri@cms.int, inesverleye@gmail.com and MQwathekana@environment.gov.za. Comments received will be used to produce a revised version of the Companion Volume as well as the draft COP resolution to be submitted to COP12 for its consideration.

The Secretariat takes the opportunity to remind Parties and other stakeholders that the consultation is currently open on the third draft of the Indicator Factsheets for the SPMS, for which comments are requested by 31 May 2017. The draft factsheets are available here.

Last updated on 11 April 2017