Posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019, 12:03
@ FAO/ Giuseppe Bizzarri
The Australian Department of Agriculture is calling for NPPOs to nominate representatives to attend an IPPC International Workshop on the Spread of Contaminant Pests. This workshop will bring together representatives from IPPC and relevant industry organisations involved in international trade and shipping.
The workshop was postponed to February or March 2020. Updated information will be made available in due course.
The workshop aims to discuss and highlight the increased spread of contaminant pests, and foster collaboration between industry and government stakeholders on cost effective commercial solutions.
The Main Objectives of this workshop are to:
Workshop outcomes will inform further development of the IPPC Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) recommendation on Facilitating safe trade by reducing the incidence of contaminating pests associated with traded goods that was agreed by CPM-14 to progress to CPM-15 (2020) as a draft for country consultation.
Please submit nominations to ACEBO@agriculture.gov.au by 19 August 2019.
If formal documentation is required for Visa or other requirements, please contact ACEBO@agriculture.gov.au.