2017/016: Amendments to the Appendices of the Convention

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