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2016 April call for discussion papers for the Focus Group to establish a new IPPC subsidiary body on Implementation

Posted on Tue, 26 Apr 2016, 14:23 None
Deadline on Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 00:00

The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) 11 supported the creation of the new oversight body on implementation, but agreed it was premature to create the new body with the proposed Terms of Reference (ToR) and Rules of Procedure (RoP) prepared by the IPPC Secretariat. At a small group meeting convened at the side of CPM, a ToR was developed to form a Focus Group for establishing a new IPPC subsidiary body on implementation, to replace the Capacity Development Committee (CDC). The Focus Group will consist of representatives from all seven FAO regions, representatives from the Bureau, IPPC subsidiary bodies, RPPOs ...

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Call for technical resources to support the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Implementation pilot project on surveillance

Posted on Fri, 22 Apr 2016, 09:22 None
Deadline on Sun, 31 Dec 2017, 00:00

The IPPC Secretariat issues a call to collect phytosanitary technical resources to advance the IPPC Implementation pilot project on surveillance, for specific work on three example pests of interest:

  • Xylella fastidiosa
  • Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (including B. invadens).
  • Invasive ants

In order to support the CPM 11 decision the IPPC Secretariat issues a call for the following technical resources related to three example pests:

  • Ongoing and past projects

  • Manuals/guidance, case studies, standard operational procedures, factsheets, websites and databases

  • Software applications - including mobile apps for identification, diagnosis, surveillance and other activities related to surveillance and targeting different audiences.

  • Risk communication ...

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2016 April –Call for members of the International National Year of Plant Health Steering Committee

Posted on Thu, 21 Apr 2016, 12:19 None
Deadline on Sun, 15 May 2016, 00:00

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified experts to be members of the International National Year of Plant Health Steering Committee.

Nominations from the national official IPPC contact point should be submitted to the CPM Bureau member from your region (with a copy tot he IPPC Secretariat ippc@fao.org) by 15 May 2016.

Please see the Terms of Reference for the Establisment of the IYPH Steering Committee - Call for experts page for more information, including the call letter and other supporting documents.

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2016 April call for discussion papers on sea containers

Posted on Wed, 20 Apr 2016, 17:03 None
Deadline on Sun, 15 May 2016, 00:00

As agreed by the Commission for Phytosanitary Measures in its eleventh session in April 2016 (CPM-11 (2016)), the CPM Bureau will discuss the issue of sea containers at their 21-23 June 2016 meeting. The Bureau was requested by the CPM to consider the development of a "set of complimentary actions" which, combined, may offer some value in assessing and managing the pests threats associated with sea containers and to propose such a possible program of complimentary actions to CPM-12 (2017).

IPPC contracting parties and other interested parties are invited to submit discussion papers by 15 May 2016 to the IPPC ...

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2016 April – Focus Group on Implementation - Call for experts

Posted on Mon, 18 Apr 2016, 13:47 None

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified experts to participate in a Focus Group to develop a Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedures for the new IPPC subsidiary body on implementation, to replace the Capacity Development Committee (CDC).

Nominations from the national official IPPC contact point should be submitted to the CPM Bureau member from your region (with a copy to the IPPC Secretariat ippc@fao.org) by 15 May 2016.

Please see the 2016 April – Focus Group on Implementation - Call for experts page for more information, including the call letter and other ...

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