Elephant conservation, illegal killing and ivory trade

In Decision 14.78 (Rev. CoP15), the Conference of the Parties directs the Secretariat to produce an updated analysis of MIKE data, and invites TRAFFIC to submit an updated analysis of ETIS data, the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) to provide an overview of the latest elephant trade data, and the IUCN/SSC African and Asian Elephant Specialist Groups to submit new and relevant information on the conservation status of elephants, and on pertinent conservation actions and management strategies, for consideration at the present meeting of the Standing Committee. This document has been prepared accordingly and is presented as an integrated piece of work to assess the status of elephants, levels of illegal killing and trade in ivory.

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