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37th Standing Committee meeting

Strasbourg, France 5-8 December 2017
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Last updated on 08/12/2017

Description :

T-PVS = Working documents
T-PVS/Files = Follow-up of Recommendations and Complaints
T-PVS/Inf = Information documents
T-PVS/PA = Protected Areas and Ecological Networks
T-PVS/DE = European Diploma of Protected Areas
Other = Other reports for information only

 

 

List of decisions and adopted texts

 

 

Agenda Item 1 - Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

 

Agenda Item 2 - Chairman's report and communications from the delegations and from the Secretariat

 

Agenda Item 3 - Monitoring of the implementation of the legal aspects of the Convention

3.1 Biennial reports 2013-2014, 2015-2016 concerning exceptions made to Articles 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 and quadrennial reports 2009-2012 and 2013-2016

  • Summary tables of reporting under the Bern Convention - T-PVS/Inf(2017)12 updated on 15 November
  • Registered users to the ORS System - T-PVS/Inf(2017)24 updated on 27 November

 

3.3 Proposal for amendment of the Convention: Proposal for listing the Balkan lynx (Lynx lynx ssp. balcanicus) in the Appendix II of the Bern Convention

 

3.4 Gender mainstreaming and the Bern Convention

Agenda Item 4 - Monitoring of Species and Habitats


Documents for information only

  • Compilation of 2016 reports by Parties on the follow-up of Recommendation No.176 (2015) - T-PVS/Files(2016)30
  • Compilation of Parties' replies to the 2017 Questionnaire for the reporting by Parties on the implementation of Recommendation No.176(2015) - T-PVS/Inf(2017)18 updated on 23 October
  • Compilation of national reports for 2017 on the conservation of amphibians and reptiles - T-PVS/Inf(2017)20 updated on 23 October

 

4.1 Biodiversity and Climate Change

  • Report of the 1st meeting of the Restricted Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate Change - T-PVS(2017)19E
  • Mandate of the Restricted Group of Experts - T-PVS(2017)18E

 

4.2 Invasive Alien Species

  • Report of the Expert meeting on the eradication of the ruddy duck - T-PVS/Inf(2017)03
  • Report of the 12th meeting of the Group of Experts on IAS - T-PVS(2017)12E
  • Draft Recommendation on the European Code of Conduct for Invasive Alien Trees - T-PVS(2017)14E
  • Draft Code of Conduct for Invasive Alien Trees - T-PVS/Inf(2017)08 updated on 3rd November
  • Draft Code of conduct for Invasive Alien Trees (with visible changes to the document) - T-PVS/Inf(2017)08 updated on 3rd November
  • Draft Recommendation on the European Code of Conduct on International Travel and IAS - T-PVS(2017)15E updated on 7th November
  • Code of Conduct on International travel and IAS - T-PVS/Inf(2017)01
  • Draft Recommendation on the control and eradication of IAS on islands - T-PVS(2017)16E

 

4.3 Conservation of Birds

  • Report of the 6th meeting of the Group of Experts on the conservation of birds - T-PVS(2017)23E updated on 21st November
  • Report of the Joint Bern SFPs Network/CMS MIKT meeting - T-PVS(2017)22E updated on 17 November
  • Draft Recommendation on the establishment of a Scoreboard for measuring progress in combatting illegal killing, taking and trade of wild birds - T-PVS(2017)10E
  • Scoreboard for measuring progress in combatting illegal killing, taking and trade of wild birds - T-PVS/Inf(2017)14E

 

4.4 Amphibians and Reptiles

  • Report of the meeting of the 9th Group of Experts on amphibians and reptiles - T-PVS(2017)28E updated on 22nd November
  • Draft recommendation on biosafety measures for the prevention of the spread of amphibian and reptile species diseases - T-PVS(2017)26E updated on 3rd November

 

4.5 Conservation of other threatened Species

  • Results from the Strategic Planning Workshop on Leopard Conservation in the Caucasus (Tbilisi, Georgia, 25-26 April 2017) - T-PVS/Inf(2017)21
  • Status of implementation of the Action Plan for the Conservation of Sturgeons (Acipenseridae) in the Danube River Basin - T-PVS/Inf(2017)22 updated on 7 November

 

4.6 Habitats

4.6.1 Protected Areas and Ecological Networks

  • Report of the 2nd meeting of the ad-hoc Restricted Group of Experts - T-PVS/PA(2017)12 updated on 3rd November
  • Report of the 8th meeting of the GoEPAEN - T-PVS/PA(2017)13E updated on 3rd November
  • Legal analysis of the Emerald Network reporting requirements under the Bern Convention - T-PVS/Inf(2017)11
  • Draft reporting format for the period 2013-2018 - T-PVS/PA(2017)09
  • Subset of species from Resolution No.6 (1998) and habitats from Resolution No.4 (1996) for the reporting under Resolution No. 8 (2012) over the period 2013-2016 - T-PVS/PA(2017)11 updated on 20 October
  • Updated list of officially nominated candidate Emerald sites - T-PVS/PA(2017)15 updated on 4 December
  • Updated list of officially adopted Emerald sites - T-PVS/PA(2017)16 updated on 4 December
  • The concept of the "ecological character" of sites in the Bern Convention/Emerald Network context, and options for addressing changes in ecological character - T-PVS/PA(2017)08 updated on 2nd November

 

4.6.2 European Diploma for Protected Areas

  • Report of the meeting of the Group of Specialists on the European Diploma for Protected Areas - T-PVS/DE(2017)14E
  • Draft Resolutions on the renewal of the European Diploma for Protected Areas - T-PVS/DE(2017)09E updated on 20 October
  • Position paper of Poland on agenda item 4.6.2 - T-PVS/DE(2017)26 updated on 1 December

 

Agenda Item 5 - Specific sites and populations

  • Summary of case files and complaints - T-PVS(2017)24E updated on 14 November
  • Register of Bern Convention's case-files - T-PVS/Inf(2017)02 updated on 9th November

 

5.1 Files opened

5.2 Possible files

 

5.3 Follow-up of previous complaints and Recommandations

Agenda Item 6 - Strategic development of the Convention

 

6.2 Implementation of the CBD Strategic Plan for biodiversity: the contribution of the Bern Convention

 

6.4 Draft Programme of Activities and budget for 2018-2019

  • Draft Programme of Activities for 2018-2019 - T-PVS(2017)20E updated on 17 November

 

Agenda Item 7 - Election of Chair, Vice-Chair and Bureau Members

  • Rules of Procedure: Standing Committee, on-the-spot enquiries, mediation - T-PVS/Inf(2013)6E

 

Other documents

 

Presentations

Agenda Item 3.4

Agenda Item 4.2

Agenda Item 4.5

Agenda Item 5.1

Agenda Item 5.2

Agenda Item 4.3.1

Agenda Item 4.3.2

Agenda Item 4.6.1

Agenda Item 4.6.3

Agenda Item 5.3