WCC 2016 Res 012 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Ministere de l'Urbanisme et de l'Environment / Angola
Tanzania National Parks ( Tanapa ) / United Republic of Tanzania
Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA ) / Uganda
Zoological Society of London ( ZSL ) / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Smithsonian Institution ( ) / United States of America
San Diego Zoo Global ( ) / United States of America
Sahara Conservation Fund ( SCF ) / United States of America
Ministry of Environment and Tourism ( ) / Namibia
Giraffe Conservation Foundation ( GCF ) / Namibia
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2017-2020 (SSC)
IUCN Secretariat: 
No
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Seckenberg BiK-F, African Parks
Implementación
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Field activities
Policy influencing/advocacy
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The IUCN SSC Girrafe and Okapi Specialist Group has worked together with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and other partners to continue to implement the resolution through out 2018. Many activities have been completed. Field activites of translocation of gifaffes were successfully completed. Regarding to policy influencing, giraffe is now listed on the Convention of Migrotory Species' Appendix II.
Regarding scientific activities, Red List assessments of seven subspecies of girraffes were published in November 2018.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
The resolution is well implemented thanks to the dedication of the IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group and the Giraffe Conservation Foundation.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
In 2019, there will be two major activities planned, focusing on scientific and technical activities: 1)dveloping first ever National Giraffe Conservation Strategies and Action Plans for countries and Regions; 2)finalising first Red list assessments for remaining two subspecies - Masai and South African giraffe.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
On-going: implementation consisting of repetitive, recurrent action (attending meetings, reporting, etc.)
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes