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Enthusiastic response and contributions after CPM-9

Posted on Wed, 30 Apr 2014, 16:59

During the 9th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-9), a number of contracting parties expressed great interest to assist the IPPC Secretariat in their goal to harness additional resources. The Secretariat is proud to announce that their presentation elicited a positive and enthusiastic response.

With outstanding contributions from member countries such as the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Australia, Sweden, Canada, and the United States, the Secretariat will work to support key programmes agreed upon by the CPM. Projects such as the IPPC Enhancement Study, the second 3-year phase of the IRSS programme, and many other general IPPC activities ...

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New CPM Chairperson!

Posted on Tue, 08 Apr 2014, 12:46

The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, the CPM governing body of the International Plant Protection Convention, welcomes Ms. Kyu-Ock Yim, from the Republic of Korea and very active member of the phytosanitary community, who has been elected as the new Chairperson of the CPM. Mr. Peter Thomson (New Zealand), representing the Southwest Pacific region, was elected as the Vice-Chairperson of the CPM Bureau.Ms. Yim has represented Asia on the CPM Bureau for four years, and has served as the Chairperson of the Financial Committee of the CPM Bureau.

The newly elected CPM Chair addressed the Commission and thanked the Animal ...

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Call for consultants to evaluate the IPPC Secretariat - Deadline: 22 April

Posted on Mon, 07 Apr 2014, 20:04

FAO Evaluation Office searches for consultants to perform the IPPC Secretariat Enhancement Evaluation, based on the CPM-9 decision. See details in the FAO OED page.

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Secretariat Report 2013

Posted on Wed, 02 Apr 2014, 12:21

Pick up your Secretariat Report at the Documents Desk to take back to your country and share the work of the IPPC Secretariat in 2013. This new improved format will be available in languages shortly after CPM-9.

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The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures Opens for its 9th Session

Posted on Wed, 02 Apr 2014, 09:47

On the first day of the ninth session of the Commission of Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-9) at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Commission was welcomed by the Assistant Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organizations, Mr. Ren Wang, and with a video welcome from Mr. Nathan Guy, Minister of Primary Industries of New Zealand (http://bit.ly/1jwsdsb).

Mr. Ren Wang emphasized the importance of the role of the IPPC in developing and implementing global standards for phytosanitary measures. As these standards facilitate safe global trade of plants and plant resources, the work of the IPPC ...

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Reports from the Pre-CPM training session and CPM-9 side sessions are becoming available

Posted on Tue, 01 Apr 2014, 21:58

The reports of the training session and CPM-9 side sessions will be available at: http://www.phytosanitary.info/events

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