Third Meeting of the Parties of 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.

 

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

Online Registration

 

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

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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Number Title Files
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.2 Rules of Procedure
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.4.1 Provisional Agenda
UNEP/GA/MOP3/Doc.4.2 Provisional annotated Agenda and Meeting Schedule
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 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