What are the 3 appendices?

The appendices

Status Description
Appendix iii Species that are protected in at least one country, which has asked other CITES Parties for assistance in controlling the trade.
Not listed Species with no trade restrictions

What does Appendix II of CITES mean?

Appendix II lists species that are not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become. so unless trade is closely controlled.

Are cites resolutions legally binding?

Although CITES is legally binding on the Parties – in other words they have to implement the Convention – it does not take the place of national laws. Rather it provides a framework to be respected by each Party, which has to adopt its own domestic legislation to ensure that CITES is implemented at the national level.

How many appendix are there in CITES?

three Appendices
The species covered by CITES are listed in three Appendices, according to the degree of protection they need. (For additional information on the number and type of species covered by the Convention click here.)

What did the CITES treaty do?

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora—known as CITES—is an international agreement, signed by 183 parties, designed to ensure that international trade in animals and plants does not threaten their survival in the wild.

What does CITES III mean?

The symbol # followed by a number placed against the name of a species or higher taxon included in Appendix II or III refers to a footnote that indicates the parts or derivatives of animals or plants that are designated as ‘specimens’ subject to the provisions of the Convention in accordance with Article I, paragraph ( …

How many countries are in CITES?

Conservation impacts After four decades, CITES remains one of the cornerstones of international conservation. There are 183 member Parties and trade is regulated in more than 35,000 species.

Which countries have not signed up to CITES?

Also, the regulations only apply to trade between countries (not domestic trade) and, of course, non-signatories such as North Korea and South Sudan are not bound by CITES decisions.

Why are CITES important?

CITES regulates international trade in over 36,000 species of plants and animals, including their products and derivatives, ensuring their survival in the wild with benefits for the livelihoods of local people and the global environment.

What happens if you violate CITES?

If a party violates the convention, CITES can respond with sanctions, which prevent a country from trading in CITES-listed species. But countries are rarely sanctioned and the process can become highly politicized.

Did India ratify CITES?

EVER since India ratified CITES in 1976, it has been seen as one of the staunchest supporters of the convention.

What do CITES protect?

CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species.

Which countries are not members of CITES?

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