National Elephant Action Plans (NEAPs)   Standards & Guidelines

The full guide on developing a comprehensive National Elephant Action Plan - developed and updated in consultation with partners in government and the conservation community, and free to download. A Portuguese version will be available shortly.  

 

The summary of our guide on developing a comprehensive National Elephant Action Plan - developed and updated in consultation with partners in government and the conservation community, and free to download, in English, French and Portuguese. 

Developing NEAPs: A Brief Manual

Developing NEAPs: A Brief Manual

Développement des plans d’action nationaux pour les éléphants: Un manuel concis

Développement des plans d’action nationaux pour les éléphants: Un manuel concis

Desenvolver Planos Nacionais de Acção para o Elefante: Um Breve Manual

Desenvolver Planos Nacionais de Acção para o Elefante: Um Breve Manual

 
Example Template for National Elephant Action Plans

Example Template for National Elephant Action Plans

 

NEAP guidance for Resource Mobilisation

This Guidance Note aims to provide all the necessary information for relevant national authorities to engage multilateral and bilateral donors, international financing institutions and other funding partners to fill resourcing gaps.

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Monitoring & Evaluation Framework

This manual is to assist in the design and use of monitoring and evaluation plans for the implementation of NEAPs, to assess whether actions and activities under the NEAP are meeting the objectives and their targets.

Monitoring & Evaluation Framework Manual

Monitoring & Evaluation Framework Manual

EPI Cadre de Suivi et d'évaluation

EPI Cadre de Suivi et d'évaluation

Estrutura de Monitorização e Avaliação

Estrutura de Monitorização e Avaliação


Law Enforcement Guidance

Publications on research and reports relating to enforcement - including guides on improving or drafting new legislation and using existing laws to their best effect - all aiming to support a sound criminal justice response to wildlife crime. 

Handbook for Law Enforcement Agencies on the Use of Legislation in Wildlife Crime Prosecutions

Handbook for Law Enforcement Agencies on the Use of Legislation in Wildlife Crime Prosecutions

Rapid Reference Guide for Law Enforcement Agencies on Model Charges for Wildlife Crime Prosecutions

Rapid Reference Guide for Law Enforcement Agencies on Model Charges for Wildlife Crime Prosecutions

Closing Domestic Ivory Markets: Guidance notes for planning a national process

Closing Domestic Ivory Markets: Guidance notes for planning a national process


Ivory Inventory 

A protocol for conducting a CITES-approved inventory of stockpiles of ivory, adaptable to other wildlife products as required. Free to download, in English, French and Portuguese. 

Ivory Inventory Protocol for Planning and Conducting Ivory Inventories

Ivory Inventory Protocol for Planning and Conducting Ivory Inventories

L’inventaire des stocks d’ivoire Protocol de plannification et conduire l’inventaire des stocks d’ivoire

L’inventaire des stocks d’ivoire Protocol de plannification et conduire l’inventaire des stocks d’ivoire

Protocolo de inventário dos stocks de marfim para o planejamento e a realização dos inventários dos stocks de marfim

Protocolo de inventário dos stocks de marfim para o planejamento e a realização dos inventários dos stocks de marfim


Ivory Stockpile Management

Guidance on our bespoke Stockpile Management System, which secures government held stockpiles, and prevents the theft of wildlife products Free to download, in English, French and Portuguese.

Stockpile Management System (SMS) Technology Briefing Note

Stockpile Management System (SMS) Technology Briefing Note

Système de Gestion des Stocks d’Ivoire (SMS): Note de synthèse

Système de Gestion des Stocks d’Ivoire (SMS): Note de synthèse

O Sistema de Gestão de Stocks (SMS): Nota Informativa

O Sistema de Gestão de Stocks (SMS): Nota Informativa


The EPI

The Elephant Protection Initiative, the African Elephant Action Plan that it seeks to implement, and the simple pledge letters that can be signed to take up the founding members' invitation to join them make the objectives of the Initiative a global reality.

African Elephant Action Plan (2010)

African Elephant Action Plan (2010)

EPI Signatories Pledge Letter

EPI Signatories Pledge Letter

EPI Partners Pledge Letter

EPI Partners Pledge Letter

The Elephant Protection Initiative

The Elephant Protection Initiative

Initiative Pour La Protection des Elephants

Initiative Pour La Protection des Elephants

A Iniciativa de Proteção de Elefantes

A Iniciativa de Proteção de Elefantes