Draft standards posted for CPM-12

Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 15:38

The draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) that will be presented to CPM-12 (2017) for adoption have been posted in all languages. Please refer to CPM 2017/03 and attachments available at

Objections Please be reminded that the deadline for submitting objections to the draft standards that will be presented for adoption at CPM-12 is 15 March 2017 (three weeks before the start of the session). Please refer to CPM 2017/03 document for more details.

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Posting of ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) in Italian

Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 09:03

International standards on phytosanitary measures (ISPMs) are posted on the adopted standards page on the IPP ( in the official six FAO languages. Any country that wishes to translate the ISPMs, after adoption by the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, into their local language, is encouraged to do so under a co-publishing agreement with FAO. For more information on co-publising agreements please follow the following link:

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Report of 9th CDC meeting posted

Posted on Mon, 16 Jan 2017, 10:21

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.

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TPDP draft agenda posted!

Posted on Thu, 12 Jan 2017, 09:33

The draft agenda of the next Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) has been posted at The TPDP meeting will be held in Rome from 13 to 17 February 2017.

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Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 11:23

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 additional details on the travel, hotel and visa arrangements will be added at a later stage.

However please note ...

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Report of the EWG on the International movement of grain posted

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 10:23

The Report of the EWG on the International movement of grain has now been posted:

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Factsheet: ePhyto Security

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 09:27

New factsheet on ePhyto: ePhyto Security becomes available.

You can download it here:

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Standards Commitee report posted

Posted on Wed, 21 Dec 2016, 09:14

The report of the November 2016 Standards Committee has been posted and is available here.

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Vacancy announcement

Posted on Wed, 07 Dec 2016, 09:30

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 The IPPC Secretariat welcomes applications from candidates meeting the minimum requirements. The deadline for applications is 20 December 2016.

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List of topics for IPPC standards updated!

Posted on Tue, 06 Dec 2016, 17:24

The updated List of topics for IPPC standards has been posted today:

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IYPH StC report posted!

Posted on Tue, 06 Dec 2016, 16:19

The report of the first meeting of the IYPH Steering Committee has been posted today and is available at the following page:

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TPPT report posted!

Posted on Thu, 03 Nov 2016, 12:26

The 2016-09 TPPT report has been posted and is available at

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TPDP report posted!

Posted on Fri, 21 Oct 2016, 16:42

The report for the Technical Panel for Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) face to face meeting in Jamaica 2016 has now been posted:

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Expert consultation on Draft Diagnostic Protocols open!

Posted on Fri, 21 Oct 2016, 16:34

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 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.

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