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Committee on Trade and Environment in Special Session - Matrix on trade measures pursuant to selected Multilateral Environmental Agreements - Note by the Secretariat - Corrigendum
日期:2021/04/16
作者:WTO Secretariat
文件編號:TN/TE/S/5/Rev.7/Corr.1, WT/CTE/W/160/Rev.9/Corr.1
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MATRIX ON TRADE-RELATED MEASURES PURSUANT TO SELECTED
MULTILATERAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS

Note by the Secretariat[1]

Corrigendum*

The English version of the document, circulated on 19 March 2021 with the above-symbol, should contain the following corrections:

 

-          On page 8, in the row entitled "Amendments and Protocols", under Article XVI – Appendix III and Amendments thereto, the following revision should be made:

à, In Resolution Conf. 4.25 (Rev. CoP25 CoP18) on Reservations, the [CoP] "recommends …;"

 

-         On page 11, in the row entitled "Article IX Management and Scientific Authorities", the following revision should be made:

à Resolution Conf. 10.13 10.3 contains recommendations on the designation and role of CITES Scientific Authorities

 

-         On page 21, in the row entitled "Resolution Conf. 17.9 Trade in hunting trophies of species listed in Appendix I", the following revision should be made:  

2.

b) in reviewing trade in hunting trophies, … as contained in Resolution Conf. 12.3 (Rev. CoP17 CoP18) on Permits and Certificates, …:

 

-         In the table on pages 23-24, the following rows should read:

REGULATION OF TRADE

 

18.122 – 18.124

Guidance for making legal acquisition findings

18.125 – 18.128

Electronic systems and information technologies

SPECIES SPECIFIC MATTERS

18.238 – 18.243

Pangolins (Manis spp.)

 

-         On page 30, "Regarding compliance, control and cooperation" should read "Regarding compliance, and control mechanisms".

 

-         On pages 30-31, the following revisions should be made to the text:

Regarding application of Article XIII,

5. Recommends that:

(a) when, in application of Article XIII of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 14.3 (Rev. CoP18) on CITES compliance procedures, the Secretariat requests information on a potential compliance matter, Parties reply within one month or, if this is impossible, acknowledge provide within the month an approximate date and indicate a date, even an approximate one, by which they consider it will be possible to provide the information requested;

(c) if major compliance matters concerning particular Parties are brought to the attention of the Secretariat, the Secretariat, in consultation with the Chair of the Standing Committee and as expeditiously as possible, work with the Parties concerned to try to solve the matter and offer advice or technical assistance as required;

        Resolution Conf. 11.17 (Rev. CoP18) – National reports

        …

        13. Decides that:

(a) failure to submit an annual report … in accordance with Resolution Conf. 11.3 (Rev. CoP16); and Resolution Conf. 11.3 (Rev. CoP18)7 on Compliance and enforcement; and

(b) the Secretariat may approve a valid request … for the submission of annual or biennial national reports …;

        __________

        7 Corrected by the Secretariat following the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.

 

-         On page 34, the following revisions should be made to the text:

          Resolution Conf. 9.5 (Rev. CoP16) – Trade with States not party to the Convention

        "... Recommends that:

(a) permits and certificates issued by States not party to the Convention not be accepted by Parties unless they contain:

       …

v) in the case of re-export, the name of the country of origin and:

A. if the country of origin was a Party, the number of the export permit and the date of issue;

B. if the country of origin was not a Party, certification to the effect that the competent authority of the country of origin has issued an export document that substantially meets the requirements of Article VI of the Convention; or

C. if the case arises, justification of the omission of the aforementioned information; and

vi) in the case of export or re-export of live specimens, a statement that the permit or certificate is valid only if the transport conditions comply with the IATA Live Animals Regulations or, if it covers plants, with the IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations; certification to the effect that the competent authority of the country of origin has issued an export document that substantially meets the requirements of Article VI of the Convention; and

vi) in the case of export or re-export of live specimens, certification to the effect that they will be transported in a manner that will minimize the risk of injury, damage to health or cruel treatment;

Instructs the Secretariat to seek, every two years, information on, and to include in its the CITES Directory, details of …";

 

-         On page 53, in the row entitled "Objective", the following words should be deleted:

        à The three main IPPC Strategic objectives … are:

(b) Protect the environment from the impacts of plant pests. Plant and;

 

-         On page 54, paragraphs 4-5 should be replaced with the following text:

  …

  5.     The contracting parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on all matters by consensus.   If all efforts to reach consensus have been exhausted and no agreement is reached, the decision shall, as   a last resort, be taken by a two-thirds majority of the contracting parties present and voting.

  6.     A member organization of FAO that is a contracting party and the member states of that member   organization that are contracting parties shall exercise their membership rights and fulfil their membership   obligations in accordance, mutatis mutandis, with the Constitution and General Rules of FAO ...".

 

-         In the table on page 92, the row should be entitled "Article 4 Relationship with other international agreements and Instruments".

 

-         On page 166, the relevant row of the table should read:

WTO Members

154 Parties to the Stockholm Convention are also WTO Members (see Annex).

 

-         Footnote 23, on page 175, should read: "The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties adopted decision MC 1/5 on Guidance to the GEF available at …"

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* In English only.

[1] This document has been prepared under the Secretariat's own responsibility and is without prejudice to the positions of Members or to their rights and obligations under the WTO.