The IPPC Secretariat cooperates with the World Customs Organization in several areas. To facilitate this cooperation, an Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on behalf of the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention and the World Customs Organization was signed on 19 June 2018 (posted below).
The two Secretariats meet on 18 March 2019 in Rome and agreed to a joint work plan which will promote cooperation, specifically in the areas of e-Commerce, Sea Containers and ePhyto. This work plan covers a 3 year period and is posted below.
The IPPC Secretariat focal point for this organization is Craig FEDCHOCK ([email protected]). This web page was last revised 2020-02-04.
Technical Attaché in Procedures and Facilitation Sub-Directorate
World Customs Organization (WCO)
Rue du Marche 30 B-1210 Bruxelles Belgium
Phone: 003222099345 Fax: 003222099493 Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.wcoomd.org/ Date contact registration: 09 Feb 2022
|Agreement between FAO (on behalf of the IPPC Secretariat) and the WCO||
WCO-IPPC (FAO) Agreement
||07 Jan 2019||Publication|
|Joint Work Plan between the WCO and the IPPC Secretarait||
Joint Work Plan WCO-IPPC Secretariat
||18 Mar 2019||Publication|