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IPPC Recognized as a Biodiversity-Related Convention

Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 13:30

The International Plant Protection Convention was recognized as a Biodiversity-related Convention and became the seventh member of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG) on Saturday, 16 August, 2014. The invitation was extended by the BLG following a day-long meeting of the group during which information was presented by the IPPC Secretariat on the contribution of the Convention’s work on plant protection to biodiversity. The Secretariat believes that BLG membership will open new doors for the Convention, as well as provide opportunities for collaboration and a reduction in redundant and overlapping efforts focused on the same results. The Secretariat ...

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Call for nomination of members and potential alternate of the Capacity Development Committee (CDC)

Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 12:19

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified candidates to be members of the IPPC Capacity Development Committee (CDC). At its 7th Session (CPM-7, 2012) the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures agreed to create the IPPC CDC to provide oversight and contribute to the delivery of the IPPC Strategic Objective of developing National Phytosanitary Capacity of its members. Members serve for terms of two years, with a maximum of six years. All IPPC Contact Points and RPPOs contact points are invited to nominate suitable candidates to serve as members of the CDC by 30th September 2014 ...

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Implementation discussions started (OEWG: 4-7 August, Rome)

Posted on Thu, 07 Aug 2014, 12:17

The Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) started to discuss the Implementation of IPPC and ISPMs in Rome. The working group is tasked to provide guidance and advice on IPPC efforts to develop an implementation programme. The outcome of this meeting, including a work plan for a pilot surveillance programme, will be presented to the CPM-10 (March 2015).

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