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The IPPC Secretary's Message on the New Year Greetings for 2017

Posted on Thu, 22 Dec 2016, 14:59

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the IPPC Secretariat, I would like to express my sincere greetings to all of you for the Holiday Season, and also show my high appreciation for your strong support and positive contribution to the IPPC ...

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Getting forward - 155th FAO Council supports the International Year of Plant Health IYPH) in 2020

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 14:59

At its 155th session held in Rome from 5 to 9 December 2016, the FAO Council endorsed a draft Resolution on the observance of 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH).

The resolution, which was presented by Finland ...

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CPM-12

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 11:23

To IPPC Contact Points,

This is an advance informal notification regarding the 12th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-12), which will convene in Incheon, Republic of Korea at Songdo, Convensia Center from 5 to 11 April 2017. The ...

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Final IPPC Training Workshop for PCE Facilitators held in Costa Rica

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 11:22

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat organized and held the final training for the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) Facilitators from 31 October - 11 November 2016 in Punta Leone, Costa Rica under the Standards Trade and Development Facility (STDF) project ...

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Report of the EWG on the International movement of grain posted

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 10:23

The Report of the EWG on the International movement of grain has now been posted: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/83882/.

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Factsheet: ePhyto Security

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 09:27

New factsheet on ePhyto: ePhyto Security becomes available.

You can download it here: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/83878/

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Standards Commitee report posted

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 09:14

The report of the November 2016 Standards Committee has been posted and is available here.

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The Annual Meeting of the IPPC Technical Panel for the Glossary TPG) Held in Rome

Posted on Mon, 19 Dec 2016, 16:55

The annual meeting of the IPPC Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) was held 12-15 December 2016 in Rome, Italy. All eight TPG members were present, representing all six official FAO languages. The meeting was chaired by Mr John Hedley ...

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The 9th Meeting of the IPPC Capacity Development Committee CDC) held in Rome

Posted on Mon, 19 Dec 2016, 13:01

The 9th meeting of the IPPC Capacity Development Committee (CDC) took place from 5-9th of December 2016 in Rome, Italy. The Meeting was chaired by Ms Sally Jennings, the CDC Chair, and opened by Mr Jingyuan Xia, the IPPC Secretary ...

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CPM Bureau End of Year Teleconference for 2016 held in Rome

Posted on Thu, 15 Dec 2016, 11:00

The CPM Bureau held its annual end of year teleconference on 6 December 2016. The meeting was chaired by Ms Lois Ransom, the CPM Chair from Australia, and opened by Mr Jingyuan Xia, the IPPC Secretary. There were two key ...

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The IPPC Training Workshop on Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation PCE) Successfully Held in Georgia

Posted on Thu, 08 Dec 2016, 14:44

The second phase of the Nationwide Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) was initiated on 31 October - 4 November 2016, in Tbilisi, Georgia, under the framework of the UN-FAO Technical Cooperation Programme Facility TCP/GEO/3601/C1. Ms Ketevan Lomsadze, Capacity Development ...

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A Key Step Moving towards Preparation for CPM-12 in Republic of Korea

Posted on Thu, 08 Dec 2016, 11:48

It was decided that the CPM 12 will be held from 5-11 April 2017 in Incheon, Republic of Korea. This would be a big milestone event for the IPPC as it is the first time for the CPM to be ...

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Important Role of the IPPC in Dealing with Invasive Alien Species in Cooperation with the CBD

Posted on Thu, 08 Dec 2016, 09:03

Country representatives and observers are meeting at the UN Biodiversity Conference which is currently being held in Cancun, Mexico, from 4 to 17 December 2016. The International Plant Protection Convention community has been noted as one of the international organizations ...

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Fire ants could become Australia***s worst pest experts warn

Posted on Thu, 08 Dec 2016, 08:36

Red fire ants could wreak more damage in Australia than feral rabbits, cane toads and foxes combined, experts have warned in a new report. Originally from South America, the red imported fire ant is feared for its burning and potentially ...

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