2017 IPPC Regional Workshops to kick off August 7th 2017 for South-West Pacific Region, in Nadi, Fiji

Posted on Tue, 08 Aug 2017, 23:47

Photo: IPPC 2016, Ilya Mityushev - Communal web of the social pear sawfly larvae (Neurotoma flaviventris) present on the twig of Crataegus sp.

The IPPC Secretariat, together with Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) and FAO Regional/Subregional offices is pleased to announce the dates, and locations for this year’s tranche of IPPC Regional Workshops.

The overall objective of the workshops is to continue to engage Contracting Parties (CP) in the activities of the IPPC, to exchange national experiences at the regional level, to better equip CPs in analyzing and formulating productive comments towards draft ISPMs, and to build strong CP phytosanitary capacity. Topics for this year’s regional workshops include the draft ISPM on the international movement of cut flowers, the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) tool, emerging issues in plant health and an update on the international year of plant health, among others.

Organizers of the IPPC Regional Workshops have considered CP suggestions from the 2016 Workshops to improve upon the content and organization of regional Workshops. As requested, this year will bring more time spent on discussions and exercises, working groups, and additional time scheduled for discussions of standards.

To access the documents for the 2017 IPPC Regional Workshops click here.

You will find date and location details on the IPPC Calendar.

DATE WORKSHOP TITLE IPPC co-organizersLOCATION
August 7-9 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Southwest Pacific PPPO (SPC) Nadi, Fiji
August 21-24 2017 IPPC Workshop for Near East and North Africa NEPPO, FAO RNE Gammarth, Tunisia
September 4-8 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Asia APPPC, FAO RAP Busan, Republic of Korea
September 5-8 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America CAN, OIRSA, OIRSA, FAORLC, IICA Cusco, Peru
September 5-8 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Eastern Europe and Central Asia EPPO, FAOREU Tbilisi, Georgia
September 11-13 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Africa IAPSC, FAORAF Lome, Togo
September 13-15 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Caribbean CAHFSA, FAOSLC, IICA Bridgetown, Barbados

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