WCC 2016 Res 012 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Ministério da Cultura, Turismo e Ambiente República de Angola / Angola
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères, de la Coopération et de l`Intégration africaine et des Nigériens à l'extérieur / Niger
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
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: 
Yes
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: 
Field activities:
Translocation of Rothschild's giraffe to Kidepo Valley National Park
Translocation of West African giraffe to Gadabedji Biosphere Reserve

Policy influencing/advocacy:
Development of proposal for giraffe to be listed on the Convention of Migratory Species - added to Appendix II in October 2018

Scientific/technical activities
Red List assessments for seven giraffe subspecies endorsed in November 2018 - two listed as Critically Endangered (Kordofan and Nubian), one as Endangered (Reticulated), two as Vulnerable (Thornicroft's and Rothschild's - the later downlisted from Endangered), one as Near threatened (West African - downlisted from Endangered) and one as Least Concern (Angolan).

What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
The implementation of the resolution is well advanced and many activities have been completeted. This is thanks to the active impolementation and work of the IUCN memmber and especially the member-assigned focal point for the resolution.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Development of first ever National Giraffe Conservation Startegies and Action Plans for countries and or regions
Finalise first Red List assessments for remaining two subspecies - Masai and South African giraffe
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Underway: implementation well-advanced
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes