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The report from the 5th meeting of the Capacity Development Committee (CDC) is now posted!

Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014, 16:55

The fifth meeting of the Capacity Development Committee was held in Rome, Italy, on the 1st-5th December 2014.

The full report is available here.

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Member consultation on draft specifications has started!

Posted on Fri, 19 Dec 2014, 16:01

Member consultation on draft specifications | Consulta de los miembros sobre proyectos de especificaciónes | Consultation des membres sur les projets de spécifications

The member consultation period on draft specifications has started today, 19 December 2014. It will last 60 days and ...

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Glossary panel still going strong!

Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 11:39

The meeting of the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) in December 2014 marks the 24th year of the Glossary of phytosanitary terms. Indeed, the FAO Glossary of Phytosanitary Terms was first published in the FAO Plant Protection Bulletin in ...

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Call for DPs Authors - November 2014

Posted on Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 15:49

Nominations are being solicited by the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) for authors of two IPPC diagnostic protocols (DPs) as outlined below: - Puccinia psidi (2006-018) - Striga spp. (2008-009) Nominations are due 15 Jannuary 2015. Authors will work ...

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Notification period for the draft DP, Potato spindle tuber viroid, is now open!

Posted on Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 11:00

The draft DP of Potato spindle tuber viroid is under 45-days Notification period The Standard Committee (SC) approved, via e-decision, to submit the draft diagnostic protocol (DP), Potato spindle tuber viroid (2006-022) to the 45-days notification period. Contracting parties are ...

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New OCS User Manual available!

Posted on Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 17:02

Dear OCS users,

A new User Manual for the Online Comment System is now available in English here. For more information, please check the IPP page on the OCS or visit the OCS website at http://ocs.ippc.int/

The ...

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Expert Consultation on Phytosanitary Treatments for the Bactrocera dorsalis complex

Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 17:08

Twenty-four researchers from twelve countries met in Okinawa, Japan, between 1 and 5 December 2014 for an expert consultation on phytosanitary treatments for fruit flies belonging to the Bactrocera dorsalis complex. The meeting was hosted by the Plant Quarantine Office ...

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Call for IPPC-related Successes and Challenges

Posted on Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 10:37

During last year’s CPM, participants had the opportunity to hear about a couple of phytosanitary successes and challenges from our FAO Sub-regional officer in Central Africa and from Canada. These presentations were favorably received and because of that, the ...

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Standards Committee November 2014 Meeting Report

Posted on Thu, 04 Dec 2014, 11:28

The Standards Committee (SC) met on 10-14 November at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. The meeting report has been posted today.

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2014 Compiled member comments were posted!

Posted on Tue, 02 Dec 2014, 19:22

Please be informed that the compiled member comments from the 2014 member consultation on draft ISPMs have been posted.

IPPC members submitted comments on the following draft ISPMs:

1994-001: Amendments to ISPM 5: Glossary of phytosanitary terms 2006-004: International movement ...

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