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Establishment of an IPPC Dispute Settlement Expert Committee: Call for Experts

Posted on Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 18:51 None

Nominations of experts are being solicited by the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) for appropriately qualified experts for possible membership of the IPPC Expert Committee on the Phytosanitary Dispute between South Africa and the European Union (IPPC Dispute number 10ZAF01).

South Africa claims the strength of phytosanitary measures required by the EU is inconsistent with the level of risk posed by the introduction of Citrus Black Spot (CBS – caused by the fungus Guignardia or Phyllosticta citricarpa) on fruit that is imported into the EU. Ongoing bilateral discussions over a number of years have not resolved the issue ...

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