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IPPC: 60 years Protecting Plant Resources from the increasing threat posed by the changing global framework

Posted on خميس, 28 فبراير 2013, 14:08

The future of the food security is threatened: according to FAO estimates, global output needs to expand by about 70% in order to meet the food needs of the population expected in 2050. A big part of this threat is …

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Upcoming CBD & IPPC Meeting

Posted on أربعاء, 13 فبراير 2013, 18:22

The IPPC Secretariat will continue its cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in an upcoming workshop to be held from 11-14 February in the United Arab Emirates. The meeting will address new strategies concerning the issue …

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IPPC Membership of the CPM Bureau Standards Committee SC) and the Subsidiary Body on Dispute Settlement SBDS)

Posted on أربعاء, 13 فبراير 2013, 18:22

The Secretariat is currently soliciting nominations from all FAO regions for members and potential replacements for the Standards Committee and Subsidiary Body on Dispute Settlement. Both subsidiary bodies, containing members from all seven FAO regions, are responsible for the crucial …

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Italian Rural Development Directorate hosts first meeting of International Plant Protection Convention's Capacity Development Committee

Posted on خميس, 10 يناير 2013, 13:52

December 2012, Rome - The Rural Development Directorate of the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies hosted the launch of the new Capacity Development Committee of the International Plant Protection Convention. The International Plant Protection Convention is an international …

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The importance of actively protecting the IPPC certification of wood packaging material - ISPM 15. A successful action!

Posted on خميس, 06 ديسمبر 2012, 08:10

Several countries have needed to initiate their national legal process to protect the IPPC certification mark (from ISPM 15: 2009) with the assistance of FAO legal expertise when necessary. The purpose of the ISPM 15 program is to protect the …

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The IPPC and Rio+20

Posted on إثنين, 18 يونيو 2012, 08:10

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With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development underway, final talks and negotiations are nearing completion regarding the draft agreement, entitled the Future we want , which is intended to improve energy, water and food security in poorer countries, phase …

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The IPPC and RIO+20

Posted on إثنين, 18 يونيو 2012, 08:10

With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development underway, final talks and negotiations are nearing completion regarding the draft agreement, entitled the Future we want , which is intended to improve energy, water and food security in poorer countries, phase out …

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CELEBRATING THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE IPPC

Posted on ثلاثاء, 03 إبريل 2012, 08:10

With the IPPC officially turning 60 years old today, the FAO has published an article on their home page celebrating the Convention s anniversary. It is a reminder of why the IPPC and its work are so important.

The IPPC …

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IPPC Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Posted on ثلاثاء, 06 ديسمبر 2011, 08:10

The International Plant Protection Convention at 60 years: increasingly essential as pest risk increases due to globalization.

Rome, 6th of December of 2011. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2012. This multilateral international agreement …

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New recommendations for improving the way IPPC standards are developed

Posted on أربعاء, 24 أغسطس 2011, 08:10

As requested by CPM-6 a Focus Group on Improving the IPPC Standard Setting Process was convened in July 2011 at EPPO Headquarters in Paris and concluded that current procedures provide a thorough, transparent and consensus-based standard setting process for general …

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Important milestone for electronic certification in the IPPC ePhyto)

Posted on أربعاء, 15 يونيو 2011, 08:10

An Open-Ended Working Group on IPPC OEWG on Electronic Certification was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from Tuesday 07 June to Friday 10 June, 2011. The meeting was attended by participants from 27 countries and 2 regional plant protection …

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EU increases funding to support the implementation of the IPPC

Posted on أربعاء, 02 فبراير 2011, 08:10

The European Union (EU) has contributed Euro 400,000 to the IPPC Secretariat to support the development of the Implementation Review and Support System of the IPPC. The donation, from the EU Directorate General for Trade, will finance the Implementation Review …

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Update regarding the IPPC financial situation

Posted on ثلاثاء, 25 يناير 2011, 08:10

Bureau discussionsOn 12th October, Mohammad Katbeh Bader, the CPM Chairperson, wrote to all IPPC Contact Points to explain the critical financial position for the IPPC and the work programme in 2011. On behalf of the Bureau, he urged IPPC Member …

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Australian funds support raising awareness about the IPPC

Posted on خميس, 12 أغسطس 2010, 08:10

Fruit fly exclusion zone in Australia, photo by LonghairIPPC member countries share the common goal of Cooperation between nations in protecting the world s cultivated and natural plant resources from the spread and introduction of pests of plants, while minimizing …

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