Third Meeting of Signatories to the Dugong MOU


Dugong © Fergus Kennedy

The Third Meeting of Signatories (MOS3) to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs and their Habitats throughout their Range (Dugong MOU), will be held from 13 to 14 March 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The meeting documents will be added to this website. 

Please use the online pre-registration form if you are interested in attending the Dugong MOS3.

Official delegations from Signatory States are requested to email a signed and stamped letter of credentials to the Dugong MOU Secretariat by 31 December 2016. Please see a sample letter of credentials for reference. 

Range States planning to sign the Dugong MOU at MOS3 are requested to email an instrument of full powers to the Dugong MOU Secretariat at their earliest convenience. Please see a model instrument of full powers for reference. 

13 Mar 2017 09:00 to 14 Mar 2017 17:00
CMS InstrumentDugong
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
CityAbu Dhabi

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Number Title Files
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/3 Rules of Procedure
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/5.1 Provisional Agenda
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/5.2 Provisional Annotated Agenda and Schedule
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/7 Admission of Observers
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/10.1 Report of the Dugong MOU Secretariat
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/10.2 Report of the Dugong Technical Group
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/11.1 National Reports of Signatories
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/11.1/Add.1 Analysis of National Reports
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/11.2 Conservation Initiatives
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/12.1 Draft Programme of Work (2017-2019) to Support the Implementation of the CMS Dugong MOU
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/12.2 Consideration of the Need to Review the Dugong MOU Conservation and Management Plan
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/12.2/Add.1 How Implementation of the Conservation and Management Plan of the Dugong MOU Contributes towards Delivery of the CMS Strategic Plan for Migratory Species
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/13.1 Current Financial Status and Future Funding
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CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.1 Provisional List of Participants
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.2 The Dugong, Seagrass and Coastal Communities Initiative Diagram
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.3 GEF-5 Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project Summary
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.4 CMS Dugong MOU Standardised Dugong Catch and Bycatch Questionnaire Final Report
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.5 CMS Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2015-2023
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.6 Conservation and Management Plan for the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs (Dugong dugon) and their Habitats throughout their Range
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.7 Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.8 Technical Aspect of the CMS Dugong MOU Global Dugong Genetics Project
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.9 Dugong MOU National Report Template
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.10 Considerations of Hosting a Meeting of Signatories to the CMS Dugong MOU (cancelled)
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.11 Gulf Collaboration Concept
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12 National Reports - see separate section "National Reports"
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CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.1 National Report - Australia
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.2 National Report - Bahrain
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.3 National Report - Bangladesh
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.4 National Report - Comoros
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.5 National Report - Egypt
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.6 National Report - Eritrea
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.7 National Report - India
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.8 National Report - Kenya
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.9 National Report - Madagascar
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.10 National Report - Mayotte (France)
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.11 National Report - Mozambique
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.12 National Report - Myanmar
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.13 National Report - New Caledonia (France)
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.14 National Report - Palau
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.15 National Report - Papua New Guinea
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.16 National Report - Philippines
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.17 National Report - Saudi Arabia
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.18 National Report - Seychelles
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.19 National Report - Solomon Islands
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.20 National Report - Somalia
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.21 National Report - Sri Lanka
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.22 National Report - Sudan
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.23 National Report - Thailand
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.24 National Report - United Arab Emirates
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.25 National Report - United Republic of Tanzania
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.26 National Report - Vanuatu
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.27 National Report - Yemen
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.28 National Report - Jordan
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.29 National Report - Viet Nam
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.30 National Report - Indonesia
CMS/Dugong/MOS3/Inf.12.31 National Report - Malaysia