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The Second Draft of the Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023 (SPMS)
The Strategic Plan Working Group developed the Second Draft Strategic Plan for Migratory Species for the period 2015-2023 (SPMS) and released it for comments in March 2014.
The Second Draft Plan builds on comments received from CMS Parties, partners and Scientific Councillors in the first round of consultations in 2013. It presents the proposed Goals and Targets for migratory species, based on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets in the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, adapted for migratory species purposes. .
Options for a New Structure of the Scientific Council
Resolution 10.9 on Future Structure and Strategies for CMS and the CMS Family recommended Activity 7 on “Restructuring of the Scientific Council to maximize expertise and knowledge capacity”. The draft report was submitted to the 18th meeting of the Scientific Council for review.
Proposals to Amend the Appendices of the Convention
This document summarizes proposals for the amendment of CMS Appendices submitted for consideration by the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP11). The full text of all of the supporting statements is made available to the 18th Meeting of the Scientific Council as separate documents. The Scientific Council is expected to:
Programme of Work on Climate Change and Migratory Species
The document includes a draft resolution and the Programme of Work on Climate Change and Migratory Species annexed to the resolution.
Review of the Application of Ecological Networks to CMS
Following the adoption of Resolution 10.3 on the Role of Ecological Networks, a draft strategic review and a set of draft case studies assessing the relevance of ecological networks to migratory species have been prepared inter-sessionally. I
Management of Marine Debris
The Executive Summaries containing the key findings and recommendations of the three reviews are annexed to this document (Annexes 2, 3 and 4). A draft resolution developed on the basis of these recommendations is included as Annex 1 to this document.
Sustainable Boat-based Wildlife Watching Tourism
The document includes a draft resolution and provides guidance to Parties on elements that national legislation or regulations should contain in order to protect migratory marine species that are affected by such operations.
Programme of Work on Migratory Birds and Flyways
Pursuant to Resolution 10.10 on Flyways, this document includes a cover note, a draft resolution, a Programme of Work on Migratory Birds and Flyways and a Flyways for the Americas Conservation Framework. .
The ongoing CMS work on flyways is part of the Scientific Council Work Programme, the Strategic Plan 2006-2014 and the upcoming Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023.
Review of the Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Species under the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)
The “Review of the Impact of Invasive Alien Species on Species under the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)”, an executive summary of the Review and a draft Resolution on “Future CMS Activities related to Invasive Alien Species” as requested by a recommendation (ScC17.11) of the 17th Meeting of the Scientific Council and endorsed by COP10.
Draft Resolution on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks and Rays
The document is available here.
21 Sep 2014 to 23 Sep 2014
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|Conservation of Landbirds in the African-Eurasion Region (Doc. 23.1.4)|
|Using the IUCN Red List Categories in Assessing Listing Proposals|
|Cadre des Accords Environnementaux Multilatéraux (AEMs)|
|Draft Resolution on the Management of Marine Debris (Doc. 23.4.6)|
|Options for New Structure and Modus Operandi for the Scientific Council (Doc.17.1)|
|Draft Resolution on the Conservation of Sharks and Rays (Doc.23.2.1)|
|Proposed Amendments to Species Appendices|
|Synergies and Future Shape: COP11 “Time for Action”|
|An Overview of the CMS Family Manual|
|Proposed Budget for the Triennium 2015-2017 (Doc.14.3)|
|Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023|
|Capacity Building Strategy for Migratory Species 2015-2023|
|Programme of Work on Migratory Birds and Flyways (Doc.23.1.1)|
|A Guide to the Role of Key Actors at the 11th Conference of the Parties|
|A Review of the Impact of Invasive Alien Species (Doc 23.4.4)|