The compiled comments for the consultation on “CPM recommendation: Next Generation Sequencing technologies as a diagnostic tool for phytosanitary purposes” have been posted on the IPP:
Please check the above document to make sure that comments correctly reflect those entered into the OCS by your contact point.
CPM-13 report is now available in all FAO languages and can be downloaded from here.
Draft ISPMs for the first consultation are now available in Russian at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/. These unofficial translations were provided by EPPO.
From 12 to 16 November 2018, the CIHEAM Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Agronomic Studies in Zaragoza will be organizing an advanced course for professionals on “Plant diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa: detection, identification, monitoring and control”. The course will involve 14 European and international expert lecturers and is being sponsored by the Spanish Agriculture Ministry and supported by several EU projects – XF-Actors, POnTE and MSCA-RISE CURE XF.
The week long course will consist of 40 hours of expert training and will include 10 hours of practical hands-on learning sessions. It will count on the participation of some of the top ...
The presentations of the 2018 IPPC Regional Workshops are now available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/
The IPPC Secretariat staff is looking forward to meeting You during these workshops and greatly thanks all co-organizers!
The 2018 meeting of the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) was held from 21 to 23 May 2018 in Rome, Italy. The report of this meeting is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86148/
The 2018 consultations on draft ISPMs has opened today, 02 July, and will close on 30 September 2018.
The 2018 consultation on draft specifications also started today, 02 July, and will close on 31 August 2018.
The following draft ISPMs are for open commenting:
(1) Draft 2018 Amendments to ISPM 5: Glossary of phytosanitary terms (1994-001)
(2) Draft Revision of ISPM 8: Determination of pest status in an area (2009-005)
(3) Draft ISPM: Authorization of entities to perform phytosanitary actions (2014-002)
(4) Draft ISPM: Requirements for the use of modified atmosphere treatments as phytosanitary measures (2014-006)
SECOND CONSULTATION ...
The IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) agreed to send the following three draft documents for consultation:
Contracting parties and regional plant protection organizations are invited to provide their comments by 31 August 2018 through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) at this link: https://ocs-new.ippc.int/
If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource page on ...
The IPPC guides and training materials from the Phytosanitary resources page now are available.
You can find them here.
Further information on the contributed resources will be available shortly.
CIHEAM Bari and FAO will organize a three-days meeting at CIHEAM Bari on 23-25 October 2018 entitled: "International meeting - Innovative and sustainable approches to control the Red Palm Weevil (RPW)". More information is available here.
IPPC Contracting Party Contact Points have been sent a letter announcing that the IPPC ePhyto Hub is now open for business. Any Contracting Party/Country wishing to do so is now welcome to sign up and participate. Joining the Hub is not mandatory, but it offers the opportunity for countries with existing national electronic certification systems to exchange phytosanitary certificates electronically once any technical changes needed have been completed. Countries without national electronic certification systems of their own will be offered the opportunity to use the GeNS system once the pilot is completed and reviewed (expected by the end of ...
The consultation on the new draft IPPC Strategic Framework 2020-2030 is now open!
Contracting parties, regional plant protection organizations, members of the Standards Committee and Implementation and Capacity Development Committee and relevant international organizations are invited to provide their feedback by 1st September 2018 through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) at this link: https://ocs-new.ippc.int/
The CPM-13 report has been posted and is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/governance/cpm/cpm-reports/
The report of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) May 2018 meeting is now available on the IPP at :
The meeting was held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy from 21 to 25 May 2018.