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2016 June call for discussion papers on the International movement of grain

Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2016, 10:39 None
Deadline on Fri, 26 Aug 2016, 00:00

Deadline extended to 26 August 2016 due to low response.

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting discussion papers in preparation for the meeting of the Expert Working Group (EWG) on the International movement of grain (2008-007) which will take place from 19 to 23 September 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

The EWG will develop a draft standard according to Specification 60 International movement of grain (, which was approved by the Standards Committee in May 2014. IPPC contracting parties and other interested parties are invited to submit discussion papers by 12 August ...

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Call for Brief News for posting on the revised International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP) Home Page.

Posted on Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 13:47 None
Deadline on Fri, 30 Dec 2016, 00:00

The IPPC Secretariat has been preparing a new homepage for the International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP) website. An important new feature on the website is called “Brief News”; news of phytosanitary relevance at national, regional or international levels, primarily sourced from NPPOs and RPPOs. Each news item should consist of a short description (two - five sentences) of the news content and a link to the website where the original news article is posted. The brief introduction and the news article should be written in one of the official UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish).

These news items may ...

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