An extreme close up of an elephant tusk

National Ivory Action Plan Process

EIA recommendations to the 77th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee

The National Ivory Action Plan (NIAP) process is an important elephant conservation tool and framework which was developed in 2013. EIA commends the progress made so far by Parties participating in the NIAP process and commends the Secretariat for its efforts in the assessment process.

However, EIA is concerned that numerous gaps in implementation remain and provides a brief analysis and recommendations to expedite progress to tackle ivory poaching and trafficking.

Read the briefing here.