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Biodiversity Liaison Group Issues Joint Statement for UN Sustainable Development Summit

Posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2015, 15:04

The seven Secretaries of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG), of which the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is a member, issued a joint statement in advance of the UN Sustainable Development Summit which took place from 25-27 September ...

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The IPPC Seminar on Invasive Alien Species: Trends and Patterns of Invasion Global Impacts and Possible responses

Posted on Tue, 29 Sep 2015, 18:36

The IPPC Seminar on Invasive Alien Species: Trends and Patterns of Invasion, Global Impacts, and Possible responses, took place in FAO headquarters on 24 September 2015. Dr Piero Genovesi, Chair IUCN Invasive Species Specialist Group, was invited to make the ...

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IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa 2015)

Posted on Fri, 25 Sep 2015, 08:37

The 2015 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa was held 14-17 September, in Amman, Jordan, and there were 40 participants from 14 contracting parties and West Bank and Gaza Strip. The Workshop was organized by the ...

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November 2015 SC meeting: provisional agenda

Posted on Tue, 22 Sep 2015, 18:03

The 2015 November Standards Committee (SC) meeting will be held at the FAO Headquarter in Rome, Italy, from 16 - 20 November and the provisional agenda is now available. In addition, national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) and regional plant protection organizations ...

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Two new IPPC Diagnostic Protocols Adopted!

Posted on Tue, 22 Sep 2015, 17:58

Two new Diagnostic Protocols (DPs) on Ditylenchus destructor and Ditylenchus dipsaci, and Genus Anastrepha Schiner - DP 8 and DP 9, respectively - were adopted by the Standards Committee on behalf of the CPM as Annexes to ISPM 27 (Diagnostic protocols for ...

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Message from the Chairperson of CPM Ms. Kyu-Ock YIM

Posted on Fri, 18 Sep 2015, 16:17

Update from the CPM Bureau

August 2015

Colleagues;

First of all, I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Contracting Parties and delegates of CPM-10. It was the first CPM for me as a chairperson and I know ...

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IPPC Secretariat Participates in Tenth Meeting of the Biodiversity Liaison Group

Posted on Thu, 17 Sep 2015, 10:58

IPPC Secretary, Jingyuan Xia, and IPPC Coordinator, Craig Fedchock, were active participants in the tenth meeting of the Biodiversity Liaison Group made up of the seven sustainable development agreements (SDAs) in Geneva on September 16.

The agenda covered a wide ...

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IPPC Regional Workshop for Eastern Europe and Central Asia 2015)

Posted on Thu, 17 Sep 2015, 10:49

The 2015 IPPC Regional Workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia organized by the FAO Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (REU), the All-Russia Center for Plant Quarantine (VNIIKR) and the IPPC Secretariat, took place during ...

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Dispute avoidance and settlement towards 2020

Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2015, 12:34

Rome, Italy, 9 - 11 September 2015. The 12th meeting of the IPPC Subsidiary Body for Dispute Settlement (SBDS) was held at the FAO Headquarters in Rome and the chairpersonship of Ms Mennie Gerritsen-Wielard (Europe Region member). Members from Africa, Europe ...

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11 submissions received in answer to the 2015 Call for topics for the IPPC standard setting programme

Posted on Thu, 03 Sep 2015, 15:25

The 2015 Call for topics for the IPPC standard setting programme closed on 14 August 2015.

The IPPC Secretariat has received 11 submissions in answer to the call. All the submissions received have been posted at: https://www.ippc.int ...

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IYPH 2020 Seminar Presentation Now Online

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2015, 16:08

As previously announced Mr. Ralf Lopian presented a lecture on the proposed International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) for the year 2020. The seminar included an overview of the preliminary plans for the organization of the IYPH 2020, its objectives ...

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