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2012 Member Consultation on draft ISPMs

Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2012, 10:10

The IPPC 2012 Member Consultation on draft ISPMs has started. The consultation period ends on 20 October 2012 and the IPPC Secretariat must have received all comments before that date. Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS).

The draft ISPMs are posted in the OCS and all background information including PowerPoint presentations on some of the ISPMs are posted on the Member Consultation website of the IPP.

The following draft ISPMs are open for commenting:

Draft Appendix to ISPM 12: Electronic certification, information on standard XML schemes and exchange mechanisms (2006-003) Determination of host status of ...

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The IPPC and Rio+20

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 10:10

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With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development underway, final talks and negotiations are nearing completion regarding the draft agreement, entitled the ‘Future we want’, which is intended to improve energy, water and food security in poorer countries, phase out fossil fuel subsidies and boost ocean protection. The conference is seen principally as an opportunity for world leaders, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders to come together and discuss the pressing issues and the solutions that our growing world depends on at this crucial time. The main issues that will be the focal points of the conference are ...

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The IPPC and RIO+20

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 10:10

With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development underway, final talks and negotiations are nearing completion regarding the draft agreement, entitled the ‘Future we want’, which is intended to improve energy, water and food security in poorer countries, phase out fossil fuel subsidies and boost ocean protection. The conference is seen principally as an opportunity for world leaders, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders to come together and discuss the pressing issues and the solutions that our growing world depends on at this crucial time. The main issues that will be the focal points of the conference are how ...

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The EU: a Corner Stone of IPPC Resource Mobilization Activities

Posted on Mon, 11 Jun 2012, 10:10

Fruits

In a historic first, the IPPC Secretariat and the European Commission (DG Health and Consumers (SANCO) and DG Trade) met jointly to discuss the work programme of the IPPC. This important meeting will become a regular feature of IPPC cooperation with the EU and its member states. Discussions were open and positive with areas of particular interest identified. This meeting builds upon an already good working relationship with the EU and its strong support following the EU Council statement of 20 March 2012 in support of the IPPC.

Particularly important were the results of the IPPC Implementation, Review and ...

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