The 9th Meeting of the CDC was successfully held in Rome from 5 to 9 December 2016. The report has been posted on the IPP. More information regarding ongoing IPPC capacity development activities and phytosanitary resources can be found on the Phytosanitary Resources website.
The draft agenda of the next Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) has been posted at https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/536/. The TPDP meeting will be held in Rome from 13 to 17 February 2017.
To IPPC Contact Points,
This is an advance informal notification regarding the 12th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-12), which will convene in Incheon, Republic of Korea at Songdo, Convensia Center from 5 to 11 April 2017. The Official Invitation letters by the Director General of the FAO and by the IPPC will be dispatched only later in January 2017.
Please note that the local information paper has been posted at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/governance/cpm/ additional details on the travel, hotel and visa arrangements will be added at a later stage.
However please note ...
The Report of the EWG on the International movement of grain has now been posted: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/83882/.
New factsheet on ePhyto: ePhyto Security becomes available.
You can download it here: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/83878/
The report of the November 2016 Standards Committee has been posted and is available here.
The IPPC Secretariat is hiring a programme 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. Read more about the duties of the position and requirements for application at http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/VA/pdf/IRC3750.pdf The IPPC Secretariat welcomes applications from candidates meeting the minimum requirements. The deadline for applications is 20 December 2016.
The updated List of topics for IPPC standards has been posted today: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/list-topics-ippc-standards/
The report of the first meeting of the IYPH Steering Committee has been posted today and is available at the following page: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/
The 2016-09 TPPT report has been posted and is available at https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/83489/
The report for the Technical Panel for Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) face to face meeting in Jamaica 2016 has now been posted: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/82977/
The 2016-10 Expert Consultation on Draft Diagnostic Protocols on the IPP is now open for:
• Bactrocera dorsalis complex (2006-026)
• Xylella fastidiosa (2004-024)
The closing date is 1st December 2016.
If you are interested in commenting, please access the expert consultation on draft DPs webpage.
In order to download and comment on a draft diagnostic protocol, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to the protocol you are interested in.
In your email, please specify: 1. Your institution, 2.The draft protocol you want to comment upon, 3.Your specific expertise in relation to this draft protocol.
The 2016-2017 version of the IPPC Procedure manual for standard setting has been posted today and is available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/ippc-standard-setting-procedure-manual/
This new version includes numerous significant changes in accordance with the CPM-11 (2016) adoption of the adjustments to the IPPC Standard setting procedure. It also includes updates in accordance with decisions made by the Standards Committee and technical panels.
The IPPC Secretariat encourages all IPPC Official contact points to download the publication to become familiar with the rules and procedures through which ISPMs are developed, and to have a clear overview of the current ...
The IRSS Helpdesk, located in the International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP), has been active since 2011 to support contracting parties’ implementation of the IPPC and its ISPMs. The Helpdesk is an online platform that includes three main features:
The Helpdesk is for you to share your expertise ...