Current consultation on draft specifications for ISPMs


Background

Specifications for ISPMs outline the content and scope of a future ISPM and are used by the expert drafting groups to draft the ISPM.

Once the SC approves the draft specification for consultation, the IPPC Secretariat makes it publicly available and solicits comments through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) from contracting parties, RPPOs, national plant protection services of non-CPs, relevant international organizations, and other entities as decided by the SC.

The consultation period for the below draft Specifications is now OPEN and will last until 31 August 2020

The following draft specification was submitted for consultation:

  1. Annex to ISPM 38: Annex 1 - Design and use of systems approaches for phytosanitary certification of seeds (2018-009) Priority 1
  2. Criteria for the determination of host status for fruit flies based on available information (Annex to ISPM 37) (2018-011) Priority 3
  3. Draft specification for the Technical Panel on Commodity Standards (TPCS) (2019-009), Priority 1

2020-07-03 UPDATE: All draft Specifications are now available below in English, French and Spanish

Once the consultation closes, the IPPC Secretariat will make the compiled comments available and will invite IPPC Official contact points to review the compiled comments and contact the Secretariat if their comments have not been recorded correctly.

Please note that a document containing the history of previous consultations on draft specifications is available as well, previous versions of draft specifications submitted to consultation are also available.

This web page was last updated 2020-06-26. For queries or comments please contact [email protected]

Topic # Title Files Publication date
2018-009 First Consultation: Annex to ISPM 38: Annex 1 - Design and use of systems approaches for phytosanitary certification of seeds En Es Fr 03 Jul 2020
2018-011 First Consultation: Criteria for the determination of host status for fruit flies based on available information (Annex to ISPM 37) En Es Fr 03 Jul 2020
2019-009 First Consultation: Draft specification for the Technical Panel on Commodity Standards (TPCS) En Es Fr 01 Jul 2020

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