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The important development of Phytosanitary Treatments continues as the TPPT close their annual meeting

Posted on Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 09:16

The Technical Panel for Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) just ended their annual meeting in Shenzhen, China (25 – 29 June 2018). The IPPC Standard Setting Unit organized the meeting that was kindly hosted by the Shenzhen Academy of Inspection and Quarantine.

The TPPT is tasked with drafting scientifically sound phytosanitary treatments for inclusion as annexes to ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests).

In her opening speech, Ms Adriana MOREIRA (IPPC Secretariat) reminded the panel of three key words to keep in mind during the meeting: transparency, technical justification and safe trade facilitation. She also reminded the participants how phytosanitary treatments contribute ...

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Presentations for the 2018 IPPC Regional Workshops

Posted on Thu, 05 Jul 2018, 15:00

The presentations of the 2018 IPPC Regional Workshops are now available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/

The IPPC Secretariat staff is looking forward to meeting You during these workshops and greatly thanks all co-organizers!

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The report of the 2018 meeting of the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) is posted!

Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018, 14:02

The 2018 meeting of the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) was held from 21 to 23 May 2018 in Rome, Italy. The report of this meeting is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86148/

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Opening of IPPC consultation periods

Posted on Mon, 02 Jul 2018, 15:38

The 2018 consultations on draft ISPMs has opened today, 02 July, and will close on 30 September 2018.

The 2018 consultation on draft specifications also started today, 02 July, and will close on 31 August 2018.

The following draft ISPMs are for open commenting:

FIRST CONSULTATION

(1) Draft 2018 Amendments to ISPM 5: Glossary of phytosanitary terms (1994-001)

(2) Draft Revision of ISPM 8: Determination of pest status in an area (2009-005)

(3) Draft ISPM: Authorization of entities to perform phytosanitary actions (2014-002)

(4) Draft ISPM: Requirements for the use of modified atmosphere treatments as phytosanitary measures (2014-006)

SECOND CONSULTATION ...

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Consultation on IC Sub-groups draft Terms of Reference and draft Rules of Procedure open

Posted on Mon, 02 Jul 2018, 09:08

The IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) agreed to send the following three draft documents for consultation:

  • Draft Rules of Procedure for IC Sub-groups
  • Draft Terms of Reference for the IC Sub-group for the Implementation Review and Support System (IRSS)
  • Draft Terms of Reference for the IC Sub-group on Dispute Avoidance and Settlement

Contracting parties and regional plant protection organizations are invited to provide their comments by 31 August 2018 through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) at this link: https://ocs-new.ippc.int/

If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource page on ...

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