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Language versions for first consultation draft ISPMs and Specifications are now available

Posted on Mon, 06 Jul 2020, 10:23

Dear IPPC CPs,

The French and Spanish versions of the following draft Specifications and ISPMs are now available for review and commenting for first consultation via the Online Commenting System (OCS). We apologise for this brief delay.

Draft Specifications:

  • Annex ...

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We are hiring - CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - International Phytosanitary Consultant

Posted on Thu, 02 Jul 2020, 12:12

Short term consultancy to the IPPC - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

To apply please click here: https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2001468&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00&tzname=

Deadline for applications: 16 July ...

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The Second consultation period on the CPM Recommendation for Safe provision of food and other aid is now open!

Posted on Wed, 01 Jul 2020, 14:05

The following CPM Recommendation is now open for commenting

  1. Safe provision of food and other aid to prevent the introduction of plant pests during an emergency situation (2018-026)

Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS): https ...

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The 2020 consultation period on draft Specifications and ISPMs has opened today 01 July 2020!

Posted on Wed, 01 Jul 2020, 13:52

The following draft ISPMs are now open for commenting:

FIRST CONSULTATION (English, French and Spanish)*

Draft Specifications:

  1. Annex to ISPM 38: Annex 1 - Design and use of systems approaches for phytosanitary certification of seeds (2018-009) Priority 1
  2. Criteria for the ...

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A new Issue of the ePhyto Newsletter has been been published!

Posted on Mon, 22 Jun 2020, 14:20

The ePhyto Newsletter (Issue 10) is now published on the IPP here: https://i/en/publications/88459/

In this issue, the newsletter addresses the importance of ePhyto in the time of Covid-19 as well as reviewing some of the triumps ...

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Report of June 2020 CPM Bureau virtual meeting

Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2020, 11:06

The report of the June 2020 CPM Bureau virtual meeting has been posted and is now available in the CPM Bureau page (direct link here).

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Report of 8th IYPH International Steering Committee meeting

Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 2020, 12:31

The report of the 8th IYPH International Steering Committee meeting is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/ph/iyphisc/

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: IYPH Photo Contest

Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 2020, 16:02

The deadline to submit photos for the IYPH photo contest has been extended to 15 January 2021.

Photos can be submitted to the categories “Unhealthy plants” or “Healthy Plants – Custodians of our air, food and environment”.

For further information and ...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Euphresco-CIHEAM video contest “Plant Health TV”

Posted on Fri, 12 Jun 2020, 15:40

Given the current pandemic, the deadline of the Euphresco-CIHEAM video contest ‘Plant Health TV: Research that helps Plant Health’ has been extended. Interested scientists can submit a short video on research activities related to plant health by 1 February 2021 ...

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Report of International Symposium on Limiting the Spread of Contaminant Pests

Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2020, 16:25

The summary report for the International Symposium on Limiting the Spread of Contaminant Pests has now been published on the CPsym2020 homepage.

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Informal Briefing to Contracting Parties on Moving Forward the IPPC Work Programme during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on Mon, 08 Jun 2020, 14:43

Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, the CPM Bureau and the IPPC Secretariat have been making efforts to advance the IPPC work plan, thus minimizing the impact of plant pests and facilitating the safe trade of plant commodities.

While the fifteenth ...

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Breaking news – IYPH closing event to take place on 1st July 2021

Posted on Thu, 04 Jun 2020, 10:11

The closing ceremony of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 will take place on 1 July 2021 at the Paasitorni Conference Centre in Helsinki, Finland. Watch the IYPH and IPPC websites for further updates: http://www.fao.org ...

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Breaking news – new dates for International Plant Health Conference

Posted on Wed, 03 Jun 2020, 14:26

The government of Finland confirmed the arrangements for the International Plant Health Conference (IPHC). The IPHC will take place at the Paasitorni Conference Centre in Helsinki, Finland, from 28 June to 1 July 2021. Further updates will be posted on ...

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The report of the seventh meeting of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) International Steering Committee (ISC) has been posted

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020, 10:04

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

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