Posted on Mon, 26 Jun 2023, 13:19
Deadline on Mon, 31 Jul 2023, 23:59
The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified experts to take part in:
Nominations are due by 31 July 2023.
Experts should be available to attend the IC Team meeting, planned to be held virtually every month or as needed and tentatively scheduled from July 2023 until July 2024. The timing of virtual meetings will rotate and sometimes meetings will be held at unusual times, so participants will need to be flexible. Participants should also have a good internet connection, headsets and access to virtual meetings devices. The meeting will be held in English.
1. Specific expertise required
The nominations will be reviewed considering the composition and criteria specified in the Terms of Reference for the IC Team on Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4 (TR4). The IC will make the selection of experts based on the information provided. Selected experts will be contacted by the IPPC Secretariat.
The IC Team is skills and knowledge based and is composed of:
Experts will be selected based on their technical and practical expertise in the subject matter and should have combined expertise and knowledge in:
Experts will also be selected based on geographical representation from both developing and developed countries to help ensure that the material developed is globally applicable and reflects best practices from all over the world. The IPPC Secretariat and the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee support equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and encourage all interested experts to submit their candidature.
2. Instructions for making nominations
Nominations will be accepted from contracting parties, national or regional plant protection organizations (NPPOs or RPPOs) and international entities.
A nomination should only be made if the nominee has agreed to his/her nomination and can allocate appropriate time to the task and a signed Statement of Commitment is required to verify this commitment.
Each nomination must be accompanied by the following documentation, available on this webpage:
Submissions should be sent to the IPPC Secretariat by e-mail [email protected] with copy to Ms. Maimouna Abass ([email protected]) and Ms. Rokhila Madaminova ([email protected]) no later than 31 July 2023. The name of the nominating country, RPPO or international organization and the words “Call for Experts for the IC Team on TR4” should be placed in the subject line of the email message.