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Questions and Answers on ISPM 15 Symbol: submit questions by 29 March 2013 for CPM-8 evening session

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

The IPPC Secretariat and FAO legal office will jointly host a question and answer session on registration of the ISPM 15 symbol. CPM-8 delegates are encouraged to attend and to submit questions in advance.

ISPM 15 (Regulation of wood packaging ...

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The 8th Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

The 8th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will be taking place on April 8-12 at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The IPPC Secretariat ...

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The 8th Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

The 8th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will be taking place on April 8-12 at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The IPPC Secretariat ...

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Lord de Mauley's Opening Message to CPM-8

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

See Lord de Mauley's message for the opening of the 8th session of the International Plant Protection Convention's yearly meeting, the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM).

Lord de Mauley is Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department for Environment ...

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The IPPC Dispute Settlement System: consultation between EU and SA

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

A grasshopper.

On 26 February 2013, the IPPC Secretariat hosted a formal consultation between South Africa and the European Union under the IPPC Dispute Settlement System (DSS) concerning a phytosanitary trade dispute related to Citrus Black Spot. There is an ...

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From FAO.org: The Tricky Task of Protecting Plants in a Globalized Age

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

From the FAO Media Center:

International Plant Protection Convention wraps up annual meeting – two phytosanitary standards revised and updated.

12 April 2013, Rome - Odds are, today you ate something that came from another hemisphere. A mind-boggling $1.1 trillion worth ...

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Experts selected for 2 Expert Working Groups (Used Equipment, Seed)

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

Experts have been selected to take part in two Expert working groups (EGWs) to develop international standards on International movement of seed (2009-003) and International movement of used vehicles, machinery and equipment (2006-004).

The membership lists are posted on the ...

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Standard Setting side session during CPM-8 (detailed information)

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

It was agreed that a meeting of cold treatments experts should be organized under the auspices of the Secretariat. This should involve the best experts in the world including experts from National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs) some members of the ...

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Capacity Development side sessions during CPM-8 (detailed information)

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

A range of side sessions to develop phytosanitary capacity among IPPC contracting parties will take place during the eighth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-8, 8-12 April 2013).

More details on these side sessions follows below. Please see ...

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The Expert Consultation on Draft Diagnostic Protocols is now open!

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

Expert Consultation on Draft Diagnostic Protocols (DPs) on IPP is now open for: - Anastrepha spp. (2004-015) - Phytoplasma (general) (2004-018) - Tospovirus (TSWV, INSV, WSMV) (2004-019) - Ditylenchus dipsaci and Ditylenchus destructor (2004-017) If you are interested in commenting, please access this page ...

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