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Update regarding the IPPC financial situation

Posted on Tue, 25 Jan 2011, 09:10

Bureau discussionsOn 12th October, Mohammad Katbeh Bader, the CPM Chairperson, wrote to all IPPC Contact Points to explain the critical financial position for the IPPC and the work programme in 2011. On behalf of the Bureau, he urged IPPC Member Countries and partner organizations to signal their intent to provide extra-budgetary support by the first of December 2010. The WTO-SPS Committee also expressed its concerns about the situation, and there were calls in the FAO Council for increased support to be given to IPPC.

The Chairperson extends his thanks to those countries which responded; there has been one firm offer ...

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IPPC Secretary Mr. Yukio Yokoi visits Vice Minister of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Takashi Shinohara

Posted on Thu, 13 Jan 2011, 09:10

IPPC Secretary Mr. Yukio Yokoi visits Vice Minister of Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Takashi Shinohara

Mr. Yukio Yokoi, the Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), visited the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan in Tokyo, on 24 December 2010, and held discussions with Vice Minister Takashi Shinohara. The discussions included the IPPC and FAO updates as well as IPPC resource issues. Vice Minister Shinohara expressed his willingness to increase more Japanese staff members contributing in the international organizations, such as FAO, and referred to the possibility of his visit to Rome in ...

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