New article on “Increasing the Effectiveness of the Bonn Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species”

New article on “Increasing the Effectiveness of the Bonn Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species”

Dr Nikolas Sellheim and Jochen Schumacher of the Institute for Nature Conservation and Environmental Law just published an open access article on the effectiveness of the Bonn Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) in the Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy.

The article can be downloaded here.

ABSTRACT

The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Bonn Convention; the Convention) was adopted on 23 June 1979 and has a current membership of 133 parties. This article introduces the Convention and examines the measures and practices that have been taken under its auspices to seek to make the Convention more effective. This article also considers the factors that may directly or indirectly inhibit the efficient functioning of the Convention, especially the role of membership fees and voting practices.

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