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2017 IPPC Annual Report now released

Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 13:25

The IPPC Secretariat is delighted to announce the release of the 2017 IPPC Annual Report. The Report was developed by the IPPC Secretariat and is available on the IPPC website in the Media Kit page at this link.

The 2017 ...

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IPPC Secretary's message on in-depth discussions over the IPPC Strategic Framework

Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 13:12

Dear IPPC colleagues,

As you are aware, the thirteenth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-13) is approaching, and will be held at FAO HQs in Rome from 16 to 20 April 2018.

One of the crucial topics in ...

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IPPC contributes to the European Food and Safety Authority meeting on climate change and emerging risks for food safety

Posted on Mon, 26 Mar 2018, 10:35

Participants of the CLEFSA meeting held in EFSA Headquarter, Parma, Italy, 12-13 March 2018. © EFSA, 2018

The European and Food Safety Authority (EFSA) runs an innovative international initiative to discuss emerging issues for food and feed safety in the EU ...

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Meeting of the Expert Working Group on Guidance on Pest Risk Management successfully held in Malta

Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018, 15:53

The meeting to develop a draft ISPM on Guidance on pest risk management took place in Qawra, Malta from 05 to 09 of March 2018, and was chaired by Mr Harry Arijs (European Commission). The meeting was organized by the ...

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Strengthening cooperation on international plant health and food standards in the Andes

Posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018, 16:57

Andean government representatives discussed on 7-8 March 2018 in Quito, Ecuador the challenges they face and the successes they celebrate in setting international standards used in trading plant products and food internationally. Contact points, representing members of the Codex Alimentarius ...

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The CPM Bureau Teleconference Meeting held on 8th March 2018

Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018, 09:35

A CPM Bureau teleconference meeting was held on 8th March 2018 with participation of six Bureau members and all Core Team Members of the IPPC Secretariat. The meeting was chaired by the CPM Chairperson, Ms Lois Ransom (Australia), and opened ...

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IPPC Standards and Guides relevant to pest free areas explained at the SPS Committee meeting

Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018, 09:31

The Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Committee held a thematic session on pest-free areas (PFAs) on 27 February prior to the 71st regular meeting of the SPS Committee (1-2 March 2018). Session took place at the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland.

Mr ...

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The ePhyto Solution project timeline and the new Beginner's Guide on ePhyto are now posted!

Posted on Wed, 07 Mar 2018, 10:34

The timeline of the ePhyto Solution has also been posted on the main page of ePhyto:

The ePhyto team of the IPPC Secretariat has developed a beginner s guide to the ePhyto Solution. Presented ...

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The Report of the 2017 September Expert Working Group Meeting on Revision of ISPM 8 Determination of Pest Status in an Area) is now posted!

Posted on Tue, 06 Mar 2018, 14:22

The report of the Expert Working Group Meeting on Revision of ISPM 8 (Determination of Pest Status in an Area), held in September 2017 in Hanoi, Viet Nam, has been posted today and is available at the following link: https ...

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Call for pest risk communication case studies for plant health

Posted on Tue, 06 Mar 2018, 13:00

The IPPC is producing a guide on pest risk communication for plant health and is looking for case studies and photographs as examples to help illustrate the guide. The case studies should be very straightforward and no longer than 500 ...

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Call for papers - AGROSYM 2018

Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018, 16:37

A call for papers for the IX International Agriculture Symposium AGROSYM 2018 has been issued and is available in several languages at the following link:

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The Agenda of the SC and SC-7 meetings are posted!

Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018, 12:14

The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at:

The Agenda of the Standards Committee Working Group (SC-7) meeting is posted here: https://www.ippc ...

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