Third Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of Gorillas and Their Habitats (Gorilla MOP3)

Description: 

The Third Meeting of the Parties of the Agreement on the Conservation of Gorillas and Their Habitats (Gorilla Agreement) will be held from 18 to 20 June 2019 in Entebbe, Uganda. The Meeting is hosted by the Government of Uganda with the generous support of the Government of Luxembourg.

The main objectives of the Third Meeting of the Parties are:

  • To strategize the future direction for the implementation of the Gorilla Agreement;
  • To formulate a new Programme of Work;
  • To review the implementation of the Gorilla Agreement, the Action Plans and the Resolutions; and
  • To discuss institutional arrangements of the Gorilla Agreement.

 

Background

The Gorilla Agreement provides a legal framework to maintain and restore Gorilla populations and their habitats. The Agreement covers the Western Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli), Eastern Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri), and Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei). For further information please visit the Gorilla Agreement's website.

 

Information for Press/Media

More information about the Third Meeting of the Parties of the Agreement on the Conservation of Gorillas and Their Habitats (Gorilla Agreement) as well as contacts for press inquiries can be found in the Media Advisory.

 

Registration

All participants including Parties, non-Party Range States, and Observers, are kindly requested to register through the online registration form by 4 May 2019. The registration is closed. For any enquires, please contact Kanako Hasegawa at the CMS Secretariat.

Observers may participate in the Meeting in accordance with Rule 2 of the Rules of Procedure of the Agreement.

 

Logistical information

Participants are kindly requested to contact the Ugandan Diplomatic Mission as soon as possible to obtain a visa to Uganda. For further details, please see the information note or visit the E-immigration website at: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/#/help/visa

The meeting will be held in the Imperial Golf View Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda. For futher details please see the information note to the participants

Dates
18 Jun 2019 to 20 Jun 2019
Registration Deadline01.05.2019
OrganizerGovernment of Uganda with the generous support of the Government of Luxembourg
CMS InstrumentGorilla Agreement
TypeMOP
StatusConfirmed
LanguagesEnglish
CountryUganda
CityEntebbe

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UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT Report of the Third Meeting of the Parties to the Gorilla Agreement
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX I Annex I Rules of Procedure of the Gorilla Agreement
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX II Annex II: Agenda of the Third Meeting of the Parties to the Gorilla Agreement
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX III Annex III: Resolutions
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX IV Annex IV: Action Points
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX V Annex V: Opening remarks by the Government of Uganda
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX VI Annex VI: Opening statement by the CMS Secretariat
UNEP/GA/MOP3/REPORT/ANNEX VII Annex VII: List of Participants
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UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.1 Updating the Action Plans
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.1/Annex 1 Regional Action Plan for the Conservation of Western Lowland Gorillas and Central Chimpanzees 2015 - 2025
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.1/Annex 2 Revised Regional Action Plan for the Conservation of the Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) 2014 - 2019
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.1/Annex 3 Conservation Action Plan 2012 - 2022 for the Grauer's Gorillas and Chimpanzees in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.2 Possible Synergetic Action on Chimpanzees
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.3 Institutional Arrangements for the Gorilla Agreement
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.4 Strenghtening Cooperation between the Gorilla Agreement and the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP)
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Resolution 3.5 Budget and Programme of Work (2019 -2021) for the Gorilla Agreement
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UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.2 Rules of Procedure
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.4.1 Provisional Agenda
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.4.2/Rev.1 Provisional annotated Agenda and Meeting Schedule
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.6 Admission of Observers
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.8 Report of the Interim Secretariat
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.9 Report of the Depository
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.14 Discussion on Updating the Action Plans
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.15/Rev.1 Proposal for Cooperation between GRASP and the CMS Gorilla Agreement
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.16 Discussion on Possible Synergistic Actions on Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.17 Institutional Arrangements for the Agreement
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.18 Programme of Work and Budget (2019-2021) of the Gorilla Agreement
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UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.1 Text of the Agreement on the Conservation of Gorillas and their Habitats
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.2.1/Rev.1 National Report by the Government of Nigeria on the Implementation of Action Plans
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.2.2 National Report by the Government of Central Africa on the Implementation of Actions Plans
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.2.3 National Report by the Government of Cameroon on the Implementation of Actions Plans
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.2.4 National Report by the Government of Uganda on the Implementation of Actions Plans
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.3 Action Plan for the Western Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.4 Action Plan for the Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli)
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.5 Action Plan for the Eastern Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri)
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.6 Action Plan for the Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei)
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.7 Regional Action Plan for the Conservation of Western Lowland Gorillas and Central Chimpanzees 2015 - 2025
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.8 Conservation Action Plan 2012 - 2022 for the Grauer's Gorillas and Chimpanzees in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.9 Revised Regional Action Plan for the Conservation of the Cross River Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) 2014 - 2019
UNEP/GA/MOP3/inf.10 Report of the First Meeting of the Parties
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.11 Report of the Second Meeting of the Parties
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Inf.12 Report of the First Meeting of the Technical Committee