WCC 2016 Res 078 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
African Wildlife Foundation - Kenya HQ ( AWF ) / Kenya
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy 2013-2016 (CEESP)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
ESARO has worked together with IUCN members i.e. AWF, WWF and TRAFFIC regional offices for Africa and engaged in the policy platforms of the Africa Union to the implementation Africa Strategy on Combating illegal exploitation and illegal trade in wild Fauna and Flora in Africa. Specifically providing the needed technical and policy advice.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
The main challenge implementing the resolution as is currently is lack of resources to set up a secretariat or liaison office in Addis.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Will need to develop a resourcing plan to implement this resolution
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Initiated: first stages of implementation
Are these actions planned for yet: