The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) in its capacity as Depositary of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia(Raptors MOU) and of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) is pleased to inform you that:
· Madagascar signed the Sharks MOU on 15 November becoming the 47th Signatory
· Cote d’Ivoire signed both the Sharks and the Raptors MOU on 16 November, becoming the 48th Signatory of the former and the 59th Signatory of the latter
The signing ceremonies were held in the margins of the 23rd Meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn.
Last updated on 17 November 2017