Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, hereinafter referred to as CITES or the Convention, is an international treaty designed to control and regulate international trade in certain animal and plant species that are now or potentially may become threatened with extinction. These species are listed in Appendices to CITES, which are available on the CITES Secretariat's Web site at
On November 9, 2012, we published a notice in the
Through an additional notice and Web site posting in advance of CoP16, we will inform you about tentative U.S. negotiating positions on species proposals, proposed resolutions, proposed decisions, and agenda items that were submitted by other Party countries, the permanent CITES committees, and the CITES Secretariat for consideration at CoP16.
The primary author of this notice is Mark Albert, Division of Management Authority.
This action is authorized by the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531