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Seeking expert’s comments on diagnostic protocols for Mononychellus tanajoa, the cassava green mite.

Posted on Thu, 04 Mar 2021, 11:20

The IPPC just opened the Expert Consultation on Draft Diagnostic Protocols for Mononychellus tanajoa (2018-006). If you are interested in commenting, please access the expert consultation on draft DPs webpage: http://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/expert-consultation-draft-diagnostic-protocols/

The closing date is 05 April 2021.

In order …

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Posted report of the latest meeting of the Bureau of Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

Posted on Fri, 26 Feb 2021, 09:14

The report of the latest meeting of the Bureau of Commission on Phytosanitary Measures meeting is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/governance/bureau/

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Final Outline for the ISPM 15 Guide is posted

Posted on Thu, 25 Feb 2021, 10:48

The third meeting of the working group to develop a comprehensive guide to support the implementation of ISPM 15 (2017-043) was held 03 February 2021. The working group agreed to the final version of the Outline for the guide and …

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Posted report of the fourteenth meeting of the International Year of Plant Health International Steering Committee (IYPH ISC)

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021, 14:53

The report of the fourteenth meeting of the International Year of Plant Health International Steering Committee (IYPH ISC) is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/ph/iyphisc/

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CPM-15 adoption of ISPMs – no objections received by the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 15:40

Following the IPPC procedures, the deadline for objections to the draft ISPMs to be presented for adoption at CPM-15 (2021) was 22 February 2021 . The IPPC Secretariat had not received any objections by that date. An informative paper (CPM …

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CPM-15 registration is open. Dry-run sessions and webcast information are available now!

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 13:54

Dear Sir/Madam,

Please beware that CPM-15 registration is open through the FAO Members Gateway. Further details are available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/news/cpm-15-registration-is-open/

Please note that two dry-run sessions will take place for CPM participants on 11 March. More information: …

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Prevention, preparedness and response guidelines for Fall Armyworm are now posted on the Online Comment System for comments

Posted on Wed, 10 Feb 2021, 11:29

Countries at high risk of Fall Armyworm introduction can now review and comment on the IPPC Prevention, preparedness and response guidelines for "Spodoptera frugiperda" that are posted on the Online Comment System (OCS).

In the framework of the FAO …

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CPM-15 Registration is open!

Posted on Wed, 10 Feb 2021, 10:35

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) extended an invitation to attend the 15th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-15). The Session will be held virtually on 16 and 18 March, and …

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Registration is open for the CFS 47 Side Event: Ensuring the human right to adequate food for sustainable food systems

Posted on Tue, 09 Feb 2021, 10:12

Interested users can now register to the 47th session of the Committee on World Food Security’s side event: Ensuring the human right to adequate food for sustainable food systems that will take place on Tuesday, 9 February 2021 from 1 …

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Brochure on the ISPMs' role is posted in 6 languages!

Posted on Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 16:42

The IPPC Secretariat presents a brochure on the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs). It describes these instruments' role in contributing to plant health and the UN SDGs, provides examples of ISPMs in action, and possible ways to contribute to …

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IPPC Secretariat’s initiative highlighted in Food Coalition portal

Posted on Mon, 25 Jan 2021, 14:10

The Food Coalition published the IPPC Secretariat’s proposal for the initiative “Phytosanitary approaches for sustainable and resilient food systems: facilitating safe trade by preventing the introduction and spread of plant pests”. The initiative aims at facilitating dialogue amongst …

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CPM-15 dry run sessions planned on 11 March 2021

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021, 18:59

The IPPC Secretariat, with the support of FAO meeting services, will organize a virtual dry run of CPM-15 on Thursday 11 March. The dry run will be held via Zoom includes two sessions: the first one from 9:00 to 10:00 …

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ISPMs for adoption at CPM-15 (2021) posted

Posted on Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 17:34

The draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) that will be presented to CPM-15 (2021) for adoption have been posted. Please refer to CPM 2021/15 and attachments available at https://www.ippc.int/en/cpm-sessions/cpm-15/

Objections

Please be reminded that the deadline for submitting objections …

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Updated IPPC Procedure Manual for Standard Setting (2020-2021) is posted!

Posted on Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 13:36

The 2020-2021 version of the IPPC Procedure manual for standard setting was posted today and is available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/ippc-standard-setting-procedure-manual/

This version also includes updates in accordance with decisions made by the Standards Committee and the technical panels.

The IPPC Secretariat …

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