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CITES Notification to the Parties (No 2004/073) Amendments to Appendices I and II of the convention (pdf)
Adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its 13th meeting, Bangkok (Thailand), 2-14 October 2004, five turtles are moved from CITES I to CITES II protection status whilst one species is moved from CITES II to CITES I protection status.

Notification to the Parties regarding CITES Appendice III protection (pdf)
Request to the Secretariat to include 18 turtle species in appendix III

Draft Revision Of Resolution Conf. 11.9 (Rev. CoP12) On Conservation Of And Trade In Tortoises And Freshwater Turtles And Draft Decisions Of The Conference Of The Parties(pdf)
Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties Bangkok (Thailand), 2-14 October 2004

CITES proposal for the Inclusion of Chelodina Mccordi in CITES Appendix II (pdf)

CITES proposal for the Inclusion of Notochelys platynota in CITES Appendix II (pdf)

CITES proposal for the Inclusion of Carettochelyidae spp in CITES Appendix II (pdf)

CITES proposal for the Inclusion of Amyda cartilaginea in CITES Appendix II (pdf)

CITES proposal for the inclusion of Malayemys subtrijuga in CITES Appendix II (pdf)

CITES 20th meeting of the Animals Committee (pdf)
29th March - 2nd April 2004 Conservation of the Trade in Tortoises and FreshwaterTurtles

CITES 19th meeting of the Animals Committee (pdf)
18th - 21st August 2003 Conservation of the Trade in Tortoises and FreshwaterTurtles

CITES Technical workshop on conservation of and trade in freshwater turtles and tortoises (pdf)
25th -28th March 2002, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China,

IUCN Guidelines for the placement of Confiscated animals (pdf)
Approved by the 51st Meeting of the IUCN Council, Gland, Switzerland, February 2000

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