The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/626/
The meeting will take place at FAO, Rome, Italy from 19 to 23 November 2018
The draft specification to be discussed at the meeting and the compiled comments are now posted publicly and are available at: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/member-consultation-draft-specifications-ispms/
The draft ISPMs to be discussed will be available for contracting parties (CPs) and the regional plant protection organizations (RPPOs) at https://www.ippc.int/en/work-area/sc-draft-ispms-for-cps-rppos/ in the restricted area ...
Compiled comments from the consultation on Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) Sub-groups draft Terms of Reference and draft Rules of Procedure have been posted on the IPP at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/consultation-on-ic-sub-groups-draft-terms-of-reference-and-draft-rules-of-procedure/
The IPPC Secretariat would like to thank all who have participated in the consultation.
Compiled comments from the 2018 consultation on the draft specification for Use of systems approaches in managing the pest risks associated with the movement of wood commodities have been posted on the IPP at the following link:
The IPPC Secretariat would like to thank all who have participated in the consultative process.
All 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop presentations are now available in Russian at: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/.
All-Russian Quarantine Center (VNIIKR) and EPPO are greatly thanked for undertaking these translations.
The compiled comments for the consultation on “CPM recommendation: Next Generation Sequencing technologies as a diagnostic tool for phytosanitary purposes” have been posted on the IPP:
Please check the above document to make sure that comments correctly reflect those entered into the OCS by your contact point.
CPM-13 report is now available in all FAO languages and can be downloaded from here.
Draft ISPMs for the first consultation are now available in Russian at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/. These unofficial translations were provided by EPPO.
From 12 to 16 November 2018, the CIHEAM Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Agronomic Studies in Zaragoza will be organizing an advanced course for professionals on “Plant diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa: detection, identification, monitoring and control”. The course will involve 14 European and international expert lecturers and is being sponsored by the Spanish Agriculture Ministry and supported by several EU projects – XF-Actors, POnTE and MSCA-RISE CURE XF.
The week long course will consist of 40 hours of expert training and will include 10 hours of practical hands-on learning sessions. It will count on the participation of some of the top ...
The presentations of the 2018 IPPC Regional Workshops are now available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/
The IPPC Secretariat staff is looking forward to meeting You during these workshops and greatly thanks all co-organizers!
The 2018 meeting of the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) was held from 21 to 23 May 2018 in Rome, Italy. The report of this meeting is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86148/
The 2018 consultations on draft ISPMs has opened today, 02 July, and will close on 30 September 2018.
The 2018 consultation on draft specifications also started today, 02 July, and will close on 31 August 2018.
The following draft ISPMs are for open commenting:
(1) Draft 2018 Amendments to ISPM 5: Glossary of phytosanitary terms (1994-001)
(2) Draft Revision of ISPM 8: Determination of pest status in an area (2009-005)
(3) Draft ISPM: Authorization of entities to perform phytosanitary actions (2014-002)
(4) Draft ISPM: Requirements for the use of modified atmosphere treatments as phytosanitary measures (2014-006)
SECOND CONSULTATION ...
The IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) agreed to send the following three draft documents for consultation:
Contracting parties and regional plant protection organizations are invited to provide their comments by 31 August 2018 through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) at this link: https://ocs-new.ippc.int/
If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource page on ...
The IPPC guides and training materials from the Phytosanitary resources page now are available.
You can find them here.
Further information on the contributed resources will be available shortly.
CIHEAM Bari and FAO will organize a three-days meeting at CIHEAM Bari on 23-25 October 2018 entitled: "International meeting - Innovative and sustainable approches to control the Red Palm Weevil (RPW)". More information is available here.