General information EP Intergroup CCBSD Newsletter

LATEST NEWS

LATEST NEWSLETTERS

EP Intergroup CCBSD

THE RESULTS OF CITES COP16 AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT’S VIEWS


INTERGROUP MEETING
Wednesday, 19th of June 2013, 12:30
Room A5F385, European Parliament Brussels

Chaired by Struan Stevenson MEP, Chair of the EP Intergroup “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

The 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP16) was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 3-14 March 2013.

CITES CoP16 marked a major decision point forelephants, rhinos, sharks, rays, trees, snakes, turtles and other wildlife species. Decisions on combatting wildlife crime, potential conflict of interest, building capacity, financing, lawenforcement efforts, livelihoods, science, sustainability, traceability and synergies were also adopted.


More information here:

CITES at 40 Marks a Major Decision Point for Sharks, Trees, Snakes, Turtles and other Wildlife Species

http://biodiversity-l.iisd.org/guest-articles/cites-at-40-marks-a-major-decision-point-for-sharks-trees-snakes-turtles-and-other-wildlife-species/

CITES CoP16, Bangkok 2013: A ‘Watershed Moment' for Combating Wildlife Crime

http://biodiversity-l.iisd.org/guest-articles/cites-cop16-bangkok-2013-a-%E2%80%98watershed-moment%E2%80%99-for-combating-wildlife-crime/

CITES 40th Anniversary Brochure

http://www.cites.org/common/resources/pub/cites-40th-anniversary.pdf


Documents of the meeting
REPORT.pdf
List of participants
Agenda_CITES_COP16_debriefing.pdf

Presentations
IUCN.pdf

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS
PAST MEETINGS
Intergroup Cocktail Reception in Strasbourg
Tue., 01th of Jul. 2014
European Parliament, Strasbourg, Room C2.1
A New Spring for Bees
Wed., 02th of Apr. 2014
Towards a consolidated Network of Knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services in Europe
Tue., 01th of Apr. 2014
Promoting the electrification of transport : the EU and Quebec, similar priorities
Wed., 19th of Mar. 2014
Blue Growth: promoting jobs and innovation
Wed., 19th of Mar. 2014
Ocean Literacy: Educating the public on species and habitat conservation
Tue., 28th of Jan. 2014
European Parliament, Brussels, Room PHS 4B01
Water and Energy as instruments for Peace
Tue., 28th of Jan. 2014
European Parliament, Brussels, Room P5B001
The EU’s BEST Initiative: Voluntary scheme for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Territories of the EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories
Mon., 27th of Jan. 2014
European Parliament, Brussels, Room P7C050
A New EU Forest Strategy: Ensuring sustainable forest management for socio-economic and environmental services
Tue., 21th of Jan. 2014
European Parliament, Brussels, Room JAN 6Q1
EU legislation on Invasive Alien Species: debate on strengthening the EC proposed approach
Mon., 20th of Jan. 2014
Sustainable Consumption and Production: Increasing productivity while reducing resource inputs and pollution outputs
Thu., 05th of Dec. 2013
European Parliament, Brussels, Room A5E2
Jobs, competitiveness and environmental protection: Opportunities in the minerals sector
Wed., 04th of Dec. 2013
The EU Overseas Countries and Territories: Valuing a global asset and developing regional hubs
Tue., 03th of Dec. 2013
Room JAN 6Q1, European Parliament, Brussels
Sustainable Chemistry: Supporting Research, Innovation and Competitiveness in Europe
Wed., 13th of Nov. 2013
Room A1E2, European Parliament, Brussels
ETS and Aviation: Which way forward to ensure competitiveness and emissions’ reduction?
Wed., 13th of Nov. 2013
Prevention and management of the introduction and spread of Invasive Alien Species
Wed., 06th of Nov. 2013
The future of Biofuels as alternative fuel for the transport sector
Wed., 16th of Oct. 2013
European Parliament, Brussels, Room 6Q1
NAIADES: the promotion and future of inland waterways in Europe
Tue., 01th of Oct. 2013
European Parliament, Brussels, Room A1H1
Policy options for the new EU framework on environmental inspections
Wed., 25th of Sep. 2013
Meeting the EU 2020 Biodiversity Targets: Mainstreaming Conservation
Tue., 24th of Sep. 2013
ASP 3E2, European Parliament
Archives