Language Review Groups (LRGs)

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The established Language Review Groups (LRGs) are invited to review ISPMs adopted at CPM sessions and to submit comments through their LRG Coordinator to the IPPC Secretariat within 3 months from when they received the adopted ISPMs in their respective language. The reviewed ISPMs will hereafter been submitted for review by the FAO Translation Services. The Secretariat will post the modified ISPMs on the IPP and notify all contracting parties. The CPM agenda will include a standing item for noting that the specific standards were adjusted.

For detailed information and guidance on the LRG procedure, please see the document “Procedure to correct errors in International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) in language versions other than English after adoption”, posted below as amended at CPM-12 (2017).

Should a member wish to join a LRG, please contact the specific LRG Coordinator (contact details below) or follow any specific procedures as established by the specific LRG.


Chinese LRG

Coordinator: Mr Liu Hui

Ministry of Agriculture

No. 20 Mai Zi Dian Street, 100125 Beijing, China

Phone: +86 10-59194524

Email: liu_hui@agri.gov.cn

TPG focal point for Chinese: Ms Hong NING - ninghong2006@aliyun.com


French LRG

Coordinator: Mr Lucien K. Kouamé

Ministère de l’Agriculture, 01 B.P.944 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Phone: +225 20218442 / +225 07903754

Email: l_kouame@yahoo.fr

TPG focal point for French: Ms Laurence BOUHOT-DELDUC - laurence.bouhot-delduc@agriculture.gouv.fr


Russian LRG

Coordinator: Ms Aleksandra Zhigalina

32, Pogranichnaya str., Bykovo, Ramenskiy district,140150, Moscow region, Russian Federation

Phone: + 7 (499) 707-22-27 (1860)

Email: office@vniikr.ru

TPG focal point for Russian: Mr Andrei ORLINSKI - Orlinski@eppo.fr


Spanish LRG

Coordinator: Ms Beatriz Melcho

Comité de Sanidad Vegetal del Cono Sur (COSAVE)

Av. Paseo Colón 315, C1063ACD, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Email: bmelcho@cosave.org

TPG focal point for Spanish: Ms Beatriz MELCHO - bmelcho@mgap.gub.uy


Arabic LRG

Coordinator: Mr Mekki Chouibani

Batiment C INRA. Angle Avenue Ibn Al Ouazzane et Hassan II. 10000. Rabat. Morocco

Phone: +212 673997808/ +212 537 704810

Email: hq.neppo@gmail.com; m.chouibani@neppo.org

TPG focal point for Arabic: Mrs Shaza Roushdy OMAR- shaza.roshdy@gmail.com

This web page was last updated on 2017-05-30. For queries or comments regarding the contents of this page please contact Eva.Moller@fao.org.
Doc # Agenda # Title Files Publication date
05 French LRG (created in 2010, updated in 2014) Fr 20 Jul 2011
07 Spanish LRG (created in 2010, updated 2017) Es 16 Jun 2017
01 Procedure to correct errors in international standards for phytosanitary measures (ISPMs) in language versions other than English after adoption (CPM-12) En 30 May 2017
02 Language Review Group Form En 26 Mar 2015
06 Russian LRG (created 2011, reactivated 2016) En 04 Oct 2016
04 Chinese LRG (created in 2011, updated 2012) En 21 Sep 2011
03 Arabic LRG (created in 2015, updated in 2016) En 10 May 2016

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