The Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) held from 23 to 28 October 2017 in Manila, the Philippines, decided on the inclusion of thirty-four taxa on the Appendices of the Convention. These taxa and the Appendices to which they were added are set out in the table contained in Annex I of this Notification.
In accordance with Article XI, paragraph 5 of the Convention, the amendments shall enter into force for all Parties ninety days after COP12; that is on 26 January 2018, except for those Parties that make a reservation. During the period of ninety days after COP12, any Party may, by notification in writing to the Depositary (the German Foreign Ministry), make a reservation with respect to an amendment, in accordance with Article XI, paragraph 6 of the Convention
Last updated on 08 November 2017