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IPP call for Opening of consultation periods in En Fr Es

Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017, 14:36

The 2017 consultations on draft ISPMs has opened today, 30 June, and will close on 30 September 2017.

The 2017 consultation on draft specifications also started today, 30 June, and will close on 31 August 2017.

The following draft ISPMs ...

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CBD call for information

Posted on Thu, 22 Jun 2017, 09:05

NPPOs are encouraged to provide information in response to a call by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on the following issues:

a) Addressing the risks associated with trade in wildlife, invasive alien species sold via e-commerce, and invasive alien ...

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The IPPC standard on authorization of entities off to a good start

Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017, 17:04

An intense week to draft an International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) on authorization of entities to perform phytosanitary actions has been concluded successfully. The meeting, which was hosted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, took place in Ottawa, Canada ...

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ISPMs adopted at CPM-12 posted in languages

Posted on Wed, 21 Jun 2017, 09:01

This is to announce that all ISPMs adopted by CPM-12 were posted in all languages (ISPM 20, ISPM 38, ISPM 39, ISPM 40, ISPM 41 and PTs 22 to 31). To read them, please visit https://www.ippc.int/en ...

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Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation between the IPPC and the WCO

Posted on Fri, 09 Jun 2017, 12:28

To strengthen bilateral cooperation between the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) in order to promote safe and efficient trade in plants and plant products, Mr Jingyuan Xia, the IPPC Secretary, led a delegation (composed ...

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Vacancy announcement - Technical Officer P-2)

Posted on Fri, 09 Jun 2017, 11:24

The IPPC Secretariat is hiring a Technical Officer (P2) to work with the standard setting unit. Main tasks relate to facilitating the development of standards and publishing of standards in the official FAO languages.

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Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation between the IPPC and the EC

Posted on Thu, 08 Jun 2017, 14:38

Photograph: Meeting with DG TRADE and DG SANTE

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) have a very strong cooperation with the European Commission (EC). For the past decade, the EC has provided the generous and continuous financial support to the ...

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CDC report posted

Posted on Wed, 07 Jun 2017, 15:47

The report of the tenth IPPC Capacity Development Committee held in Tokyo on 15-19 May has been posted to the Capacity development page on the IPP. The direct link can be found here.

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IPPC Engagement with Environmental Aspects for Fulfilment of its Mission and Mandates

Posted on Tue, 06 Jun 2017, 16:06

Photograph: IPPC 2017: Plant health and environmental protection experts convene in Buenos Aires, the Argentine Republic

Hosted by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the Argentine Republic, an IPPC discussion group convened on 2 - May 5 2017, in Buenos ...

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Call for NPPO experts from small island developing States in the Caribbean to join a CBD workshop.

Posted on Tue, 06 Jun 2017, 11:00

The Secretariat to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is holding a capacity-building workshop towards achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 9, scheduled to take place from 18 to 22 September 2017 in Kingston, Jamaica. This workshop is open to CBD Parties ...

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Limited travel funds are available for researchers to attend Phytosanitary Measures Research Group meeting in July 2017

Posted on Fri, 02 Jun 2017, 10:16

PMRG

The Phytosanitary Measures Research Group (PMRG) provides a mechanism where critical phytosanitary treatment issues can be addressed through discussion and collaborative research. The group is comprised of around 75 researchers and regulators and meets approximately every two years. It ...

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The First IPPC Phytosanitary Capacity Assessment Workshop Successfully held in Barbados

Posted on Fri, 02 Jun 2017, 10:10

IPPC 2017 - PCE Facilitator Fitzroy White and workshop participants convene in Bridgetown Barbados.

Trained under the STDF401 project PCE Facilitators Training project, Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) Facilitator Fitzroy White delivered the first phase of PCE workshops in Bridgetown Barbados 28 ...

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Second stage of the IPPC Phytosanitary Capacity Assessment workshop kicks off in Antanarivo Madagascar

Posted on Fri, 02 Jun 2017, 09:28

IPPC 2017 - PCE Facilitator Alphonsine Louhouari and workshop participants convene in Antanarivo Madagscar

The second multi-stakeholder workshop for the PCE in Madagscar was conducted from 30 April to 6 May 2017, as part of the IPPC s intervention in the ...

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Vacancy Announcement - Senior Agricultural Officer P5)

Posted on Fri, 02 Jun 2017, 09:05

We are hiring! Open vacancy for a Senior Agricultural Officer (Team Leader - Standard Setting Unit) IPPC based at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) HQs in Rome. To know more and apply: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin ...

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