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An Open-ended Working Group to finalize the operational plan and develop an implementation framework for the IPPC capacity building strategy was held at FAO Headquarters from 7 - 16 December 2009. This OEWG carried forward the work on the IPPC capacity building strategy that was initiated at an OEWG held in December of 2008. The OEWG included participants from the NPPOs / RPPOs of Australia, Kenya, Nigeria, Seychelles, Syria, Thailand, the United Kingodm, the United States and Viet Nam as well as invited experts, the IPPC Secretariat, and the Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Building Division of the FAO. The group had experience ...
The new site retains the URL from the previous website and contains all of the content that was available in the old website. While these aspects remain the same, you will find that in many other respects the website has changed significantly: The look and feel is all new, and the site navigation has been streamlined, making it easier to find the information that you are looking for. Likewise, in the
In November 2009, a workshop was held in Libreville, Gabon, with the aim of increasing familiarity with the Convention and the information exchange obligations identified in the Convention. Participants included the IPPC Contact Point, inspection agents from the ports and agricultural agents from the field. Workshop participants reviewed the reporting types identified in the convention, the parties responsible for reporting, functions of the information, receiving parties, and the related standards. There were also practical exercises regarding accessing, navigating and adding information to the IPPC website.