18.159 - 18.164 Disposal of confiscated specimens

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Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall collect information on existing networks and resources on the management of seized and confiscated live animals and make it available to Parties.


Decision directed to: Secretariat

Subject to external funding, the Secretariat shall make available materials that may assist Parties in implementing Annex 3 to Resolution Conf. 17.8 on Disposal of illegally traded and confiscated specimens of CITES-listed species, as needed.


Decision directed to: Secretariat

The Secretariat shall report to the Standing Committee on the implementation of Decisions 18.159 and 18.160.


Decision directed to: Parties

Parties are encouraged to make use of the information and materials made available by the Secretariat under Decisions 18.159 and 18.160 and to include it in capacity-building activities.


Decision directed to: Standing Committee

The Standing Committee shall consider the report submitted by the Secretariat under Decision 18.161 and make recommendations, as appropriate.


Decision directed to: Parties, Others

Parties, governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and other entities are invited to provide financial and/or technical assistance, as relevant, for the implementation of decisions 18.160 and 18.162.