The Report of the First Meeting of the IPPC Sea Containers Task Force Meeting is posted and is available at
The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting submissions for:
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/
Please be informed that the following vacancy announcement has been posted:
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Job Description - Phytosanitary Technical Specialist )
The Report for the 2017 November Standards Committee meeting held on the 13 -17 of November in Rome, Italy has been posted today and is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/85285/
The 29th Technical Consultation among RPPOs (TC-RPPO) was held from the 30th October – 3 November 2017 at the Office of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) in Paris, France.
The main objectives and activities of the meeting covered RPPO technical and capacity development achievements, emerging pests and pertinent issues by region, surveillance projects and activities, and proposals for future collaborative endeavors. RPPOs endorsed the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Agency (CAHFSA), recognizing CAHFSA as an RPPO. A recommendation supporting CAHFSA as an RPPO is to be presented to CPM-13 (2018).
You can find the report here
This is to inform that IPPC videos have been transferred to the FAO YouTube channel and are now available in the relevant IPPC playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzp5NgJ2-dK4T7GE2fsGujftlxSX1rCTC
The report of the third IPPC IYPH Steering Committee meeting has been posted at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/
The direct link is available here.
Dear Registered guests,
Please note that the hotel booking form has been uploaded on the Symposium site: https://www.ippc.int/en/ephyto/ephyto-symposia/3rd-global-symposium-on-ephyto-kuala-lampur-malaysia-22-26-january-2018/
It is essential you complete this form following the given instructions. This is your final step for registration. Please complete no later than the 31st of December. If you fail to do so you will not be registered for the symposium. Please note that if you are being fully funded by the IPPC this form will be completed by the individual organizing your logistics. However if it is only your flights that are funded, it ...
The report of the July 2017 meeting of the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments is posted!
The report of the meeting is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/85139/
The Technical Panel for Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) met in Vienna, Austria (17 – 21 July 2017). Among other issues, the TPPT discussed in detail one draft ISPM on the Requirements for the use of modified atmosphere treatments as a phytosanitary measure, one phytosanitary treatment and evaluated seven treatment submissions against requirements in ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests). The TPPT continued its ground-breaking work and reviewed ...
The provisional agenda and working papers for the third IPPC IYPH Steering Committee meeting are now available on the IPP work area under https://www.ippc.int/en/work-area/international-year-of-plant-health-iyph/third-meeting-of-the-iyph-stc/. The provisional agenda is also available publicly at https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/603/
The Phytosanitary Measures Research Group (PMRG) met from 10 to 13 July in Wageningen, The Netherlands, and had 25 participants from 14 countries.
The main objectives and activities of the meeting covered: 1) information sharing; 2) IPPC liaison and call for phytosanitary treatments; 3) work programme of the PMRG: follow-up on activities from previous meeting and new issues identified; 4) Ozone Secretariat: Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee (MBTOC) and treatments alternatives to methyl bromide; 5) systems approach and the “Clean Corridor and Integrated Quarantine Risk Management” concept; 6) election of new PMRG officers for the Executive Committee.
The 2017 meeting ...
The NRO leaflets (factsheets) previously available in other FAO languages have been translated into Arabic and are now available on the IPP.
To download Arabic language versions click on Files entitled Ar: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/information-exchange/nro/
One leaflet (factsheet) was developed for each National Reporting Obligation:
The NRO Guide previously available in other FAO languages has been translated into Arabic and is now available on the IPP.
You can download it from here: https://www.ippc.int/static/media/files/publication/ar/2017/10/IPPC_NROManual_ar_24.10.2017.pdf
Other language versions are downloadable from here: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/80405/
The IPPC has been mentioned as International Organization Fighting Plant Pathogens on the United Nations SDGs knowledge hub. Full article available here: http://sdg.iisd.org/news/international-organizations-fighting-plant-pathogens-antimicrobial-resistance-rabies/