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IYPH Partners Coordination Meeting agenda posted!

Posted on جمعة, 08 مارس 2019, 16:26

The agenda of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) partners coordination meeting is now available:

This meeting will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome on Saturday 6 April 2019 and is open to Regional Plant Protection Organizations, IPPC IYPH Steering Committee members, IPPC partners and organizations that showed an interest in promoting IYPH.

Participants are requested to reply to the question available on the IYPH forum prior to the meeting:

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IYPH forum / first poll

Posted on أربعاء, 06 مارس 2019, 11:27

The IYPH forum can now be reached via the following link: (at the top right of the screen). Users must be logged in to participate in the forum discussion.

We encourage your participation to the first poll: “What are the top three initiatives that you plan to undertake to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020?”

The poll is open for IPPC contracting parties, Regional Plant Protection Organizations, IPPC partners and all interested international organizations. The deadline for comments is 21 March 2019, 5 pm (Rome time). A compilation of responses ...

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Plant Health in the news!

Posted on جمعة, 21 ديسمبر 2018, 12:14

The UN General Assembly has declared 2020 the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). This global observance is expected to raise awareness of the importance of plant health to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals and to strengthen plant protection services at all levels.

The news has received great attention on the web, including on the FAO and IPPC websites:

Several statements and press releases were delivered by countries, regions and partners:

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A year to celebrate plants: UN proclaims 2020 the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on خميس, 20 ديسمبر 2018, 17:32

IPPC hails proclamation of the International Year of Plant Health

UN General Assembly proclaims 2020 as year to recognize and protect plant health

20 December 2018, Rome – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat, based at FAO, welcome the UN General Assembly’s adoption today of a resolution proclaiming 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is expected to increase awareness among the public and policy makers of the importance of healthy plants and the necessity to protect them in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Today, up to ...

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UN General Assembly Second Committee approves IYPH resolution

Posted on جمعة, 09 نوفمبر 2018, 07:21

New York, 8 November 2018. The Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has just adopted the resolution on the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020 by consensus. The process for the IYPH 2020 proclamation will be concluded when the UNGA plenary reviews the resolution in late December 2018.

The IPPC community is grateful to Finland for their leadership in the process to proclaim 2020 the International Year of Plant Health. For more information on the IYPH, see our video, factsheet and web page.

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Decisive steps taken towards the proclamation of the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on ثلاثاء, 30 أكتوبر 2018, 10:10

Shown left to right: Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland Ralf Lopian, APHIS Deputy Administrator Osama El-Lissy, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Finland Jaana Husu-Kallio, Finnish Ambassador Kai Sauer, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Singapore Burhan Gafoor, and IPPC Secretariat Public Information Specialist Mirko Montuori.

The Finnish Mission at the United Nations expressed their support for the proclamation of an International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020 during a reception in New York attended by over 70 UN delegations.

30 October 2018, New York - Over 90 participants ...

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Important communication on International Year of Plant Health (En, Fr, Es)

Posted on جمعة, 12 أكتوبر 2018, 15:02

Dear NPPOs and RPPOs,

As you are aware, we are getting close to the decision to proclaim 2020 the International Year of Plant Health. A resolution to this effect will soon be available on the UN e-document system. ( and

This is a kind reminder that an IYPH information package is available at the following links: and, and that you are strongly encouraged to contact your UN Missions ...

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Prompting action towards an International Year of Plant Health in 2020

Posted on جمعة, 27 يوليو 2018, 13:54

Plants account for over 80% of the human diet and are indispensable for food security. Healthy plants are also vital to sustainable and profitable crop production and to the quality supply of food, fuel, and fiber. Plant pests and diseases pose a threat to food security because they can damage crops, thus reducing the availability and access to food, increasing the cost of food.

Nowadays, due to increasing global trade and a changing climate, plant pests and diseases pose a greater threat to food security than ever before. In fact, global trade increases the chance of these pests moving from ...

وسوم: IYPH
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Fourth meeting of IYPH Steering Committee held at FAO HQs

Posted on إثنين, 30 إبريل 2018, 14:50

From 23 to 25 April 2018 the International Year of Plant Health Steering Committee of the IPPC (“IYPH StC”) held its fourth meeting at FAO headquarters in Rome.

Led by Chairperson Ralf LOPIAN (Finland), and supported by the IPPC Secretariat, twenty participants and six invited stakeholders took part in the meeting.

Mr Shoki AL-DOBAI, Integration and Support Team Leader, welcomed participants on behalf of the IPPC Secretariat and recalled the good progress made towards the IYPH proclamation, which is planned be discussed by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in October/November 2018. He also briefed on the decisions taken ...

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CPM-13 Side Session on the 2020 International Year of Plant Health held at FAO HQ

Posted on جمعة, 20 إبريل 2018, 17:42

A side session on the 2020 International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) was held in the Plenary Hall at the FAO Headquarters in Rome on Thursday 19th April at the margins of the Thirteenth Session of the Commission of Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-13). The session, co-organized by the secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), was opened by Dr Shoki Al-Dobai, IPPC Integration and Support Team Leader at the presence of over 60 participants. Speakers included Ms Marcella Villarreal, the Director of FAO’s Division of Partnerships and South-South Cooperation (DPS); Mr Ralf Lopian, IPPC contact point for Finland and ...

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Successful Start to the Campaign for an International Year of Plant Health in 2020!

Posted on أربعاء, 28 سبتمبر 2016, 13:52

On Tuesday September 27th a well-attended side session at the 25th meeting of the Committee on Agriculture marked the official beginning of the campaign to establish an International Year of Plant Health in 2020. A number of speakers, including FAO Assistant Director General Ren Wang, Veli-Pekka Talvela, Director General, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland and Eric Robinson, Alternate Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Agencies of the United Nations gave presentations on the importance of encouraging public support to plant health to help address issues of global concern, including hunger, poverty and ...

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اجتناب التنازعات وتسويتها نحو 2020

Posted on إثنين, 14 سبتمبر 2015, 12:34

روما، إيطاليا، 9 – 11 أيلول/سبتمبر 2015. عُقد الاجتماع الثاني عشر للجهاز الفرعي لتسوية التنازعات التابع للاتفاقية الدولية لوقاية النباتات في المقر الرئيس لمنظمة الأغذية والزراعة للأمم المتحدة في روما برئاسة الآنسة Mennie Gerritsen-Wielard (عضو إقليم أوروبا). والتقى أعضاء من أفريقيا، أوروبا، أمريكا الشمالية، أمريكا اللاتينية والكاريبية والباسيفيك مع أمانة الاتفاقية الدولية لوقاية النباتات لمناقشة وضع نظام الاتفاقية الدولية لوقاية النباتات لاجتناب التنازعات وتسويتها (DASS) والتقدُّم الذي تم إحرازه في هذا المجال. تم التركيز بشكل كبير على تحسين نظام الاتفاقية الدولية لوقاية النباتات لاجتناب التنازعات وتسويتها نحو 2020 وكيف يمكن أن يُسهم ذلك في السنة الدولية للصحة ...

وسوم: IYPHdispute settlement
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عرض مدارسات السنة الدولية لصحة النبات 2020 موجودة حالياً على الشابكة

Posted on ثلاثاء, 01 سبتمبر 2015, 16:08

عرض السيد Ralf Lopian، كما تم الإعلان عنه سابقاً، مدارسة عن السنة الدولية المقترحة لصحة النبات (IYPH) للعام 2020. وتضمت المدارسة لمحة عامة عن الخطط الأولية لتنظيم السنة الدولية لصحة النبات للعام 2020، وأهدافها، ةمخرجاتها ومحتواها البرامجي أيضاً. تم تسجيل المدارسة وهي متوافرة على قناتنا على اليوتوب – قناة الاتفاقية الدولية لوقاية النباتات.

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The IPPC, climate change and food security

Posted on ثلاثاء, 14 يوليو 2015, 15:17

14 July 2015. The IPPC Coordinator, Craig Fedchock, delivered the keynote speech at the Milan Expo conference on “Climate change and food security: challenges for plant health, plant breeding and genetic resources”, organized by the European Commission in the framework of the Milan Expo.

Mr Fedchock focused on the impacts and inter-relations of plant health, climate change and food security. The IPPC Coordinator noted that pests are nowadays unfortunately in the news due to the challenges posed to plant health, while more attention should be given to international regulations and good practices to address these challenges. Mr Fedchock noted how ...

وسوم: food securityenvironmental protectiontrade facilitationcapacity developmentIYPHClimate changephytosanitary risk
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