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Major Achievements in Implementation Facilitation for the IPPC Secretariat in 2017

Posted on Wed, 31 Jan 2018, 11:52

Facilitation of the PCE conducted in Guinea, by Mekki Chouibani, facilitator trained and selected within STDF project 401. © Ana Peralta, Guinea, 2017

Several achievements were obtained in the area of implementation facilitation of the IPPC Secretariat in 2017 through the efforts of the Implementation Facilitation Unit (IFU) with the support of Standards Setting Unit (SSU) and Integration and Support Team (IST), as well as the assistance of the Task Force for Communication and Advocacy (TFCA) and the Task Force for Resource Mobilization (TFRM). Among many others, the major achievements are highlighted as follows.

Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation Tool and implementation are ...

Tags: Implementationimplementation facilitationImplementation Review and Support Systemcapacity development
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Major Achievements in Resource Mobilization of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017

Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018, 16:50

Members of Task Force for Resource Mobilization (TFRM) of the IPPC Secretariat

Milestone achievements were obtained in resource mobilization of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017 through the efforts of the Task Force for Resource Mobilization (TFRM) and support of all Units (Teams) and the assistance of the Task Force for Communication and Advocacy (TFCA). Among many others, the major achievements are highlighted as follows:

The IPPC Multi-Donor Trust Fund received contributions at a record amounts, mainly from Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, USA/NAPPO, New Zealand, Switzerland, Netherlands and International Seed Federation. This fund will contribute to the 2018 IPPC ...

Tags: Task Force for Resource MobilizationResource Mobilization
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Major Achievements in Standard Setting of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017

Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018, 15:13

Remarkable achievements were obtained in standard setting within the IPPC Secretariat for 2017. This was enabled through the efforts of the Standard Setting Unit (SSU) with the support of the Integration and Support Team (IST) and the Implementation Facilitation Unit (IFU) as well as the assistance of the Task Force for Communication and Advocacy (TFCA) and the Task Force for Resource Mobilization (TFRM). Among many others, the major achievements are highlighted as follows:

The highest number of standards (22) were adopted by the CPM-12 (2017) or by the SC on behalf of the CPM in one year, this includes 5 ...

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Major Achievements in Communication, Advocacy and Partnerships of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017

Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018, 14:31

Significant achievements were obtained in communication, advocacy, and partnership of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017 through the efforts of the Integration and Support Team (IST) and the support of the Standards Setting Unit (SSU) and the Implementation Facilitation Unit (IFU), as well as the assistance of the Task Force for Communication and Advocacy (TFCA) and the Task Force for Resource Mobilization (TFRM). Among many others, the major achievements are highlighted as follows.

The IPPC annual theme on “Plant Health and Trade Facilitation” was promoted through the organization of a series activities during CPM-12 in the Republic of Korea, including one ...

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New IRSS report available

Posted on Mon, 29 Jan 2018, 16:41

In the framework of the Implementation Review and Support System (IRSS) and the pilot project on surveillance, the IPPC Secretariat gathered and analyzed findings of pest surveillance from the Capacity Development Committee (COC) and the Technical Consultation of Regional Plant Protection Organizations (TC-RPPO) presentations from 2012 to 2016.

The report is available at https://www.ippc.int/en/irss/activities/

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2018 Annual Meeting of the IPPC Secretariat Held in Rome, Italy

Posted on Wed, 24 Jan 2018, 11:20

The 2018 annual meeting of the IPPC Secretariat was held on 18 January at the FAO HQs in Rome, Italy, with the annual theme set as “Optimization of Financial Management”. The main objectives of the meeting were to review the major achievements of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017, as well as to plan the core activities and the annual theme of the IPPC Secretariat for 2018. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Jingyuan Xia, the IPPC Secretary and attended by all Secretariat staff. Mr. Xia opened the meeting with warm welcome of Mr. Avetik Nersisyan, the newly-appointed SSU Leader and ...

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The Report of the First Meeting of the IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee!

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018, 16:34

The Report of the First Meeting of the IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee is posted and available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/implementation-and-capacity-development-committee-ic/

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The Report of the First Meeting of the IPPC Sea Containers Task Force Meeting!

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018, 17:54

The Report of the First Meeting of the IPPC Sea Containers Task Force Meeting is posted and is available at

https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/sea-containers/

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Upcoming cutoff date of the Call for phytosanitary treatments

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018, 15:20

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting submissions for:

  1. Phytosanitary treatments to be adopted as international standards, annexes to ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests).
  2. Phytosanitary treatments used in international trade, to be shared on the Phytosanitary Resources page.

The Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) will review the submissions. The call is ongoing until resources are available, but submissions should arrive before the 30 January 2018 in order to be evaluated in 2018.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/calls-treatments/

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IPPC Vacancy Announcement: Call for expressions of interest

Posted on Wed, 10 Jan 2018, 12:24

Please be informed that the following vacancy announcement has been posted:

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Job Description - Phytosanitary Technical Specialist )

To apply click here: https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=180020&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00

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