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Towards the International Year of Plant Health in 2020: the side event of the UN Climate Change Conference

Posted on Tue, 10 Dec 2019, 11:18

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 will be presented as a side event at the twenty-fifth session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of parties (COP25) in Madrid, Spain. "Towards the International Year of Plant Health in ...

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October 2019 Bureau Report posted

Posted on Mon, 09 Dec 2019, 10:54

The report of the October 2019 meeting of the CPM Bureau is now available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/88009/

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Call for advice from the IPPC contracting parties concerning the funding of national priorities for Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Posted on Wed, 04 Dec 2019, 13:21

Action: The IPPC Secretariat is calling for any points on “elements of advice from the IPPC contracting parties concerning the funding of national priorities”, for the preparation of proposals for a four-year outcome-oriented framework of programme priorities for the eighth ...

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Findings from the 2019 Sea Container Questionnaire on Monitoring of Sea Container Cleanliness are now available

Posted on Mon, 02 Dec 2019, 16:23

The Findings from the 2019 Sea Container Questionnaire on Monitoring of Sea Container Cleanliness are now available at https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/capacity-development-committee/ic-sub-group/ic-sub-group-sea-container-task-force-sctf/

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The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) Communications Guide is now published online

Posted on Fri, 29 Nov 2019, 18:08

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) Communications Guide is now published online! The publication will provide you with useful tips and information to better communicate plant health in 2020 and spread the IYPH key messages worldwide.

Find out more ...

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Presentations from the IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas and Surveillance are Online

Posted on Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 10:51

The presentations given at the IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas (PFAs) and Surveillance are now posted at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/symposia/symposium-on-pfas-and-surveillance/#

The IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas (PFAs ...

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International Year of Plant Health IYPH) launch event

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 15:16

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) launch event will take place at FAO headquarters as a special session of the 163rd session of the FAO Council on Monday, 2 December.

The FAO Director-General will open the plant health exhibition ...

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The International Year of Plant Health Brochure is Online in all languages!

Posted on Mon, 25 Nov 2019, 13:17

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) brochure is now available in all the UN official languages! The publication shows why plant health is a global issue, and how FAO and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) are working to ...

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We are hiring- CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Deputy Manager IPPC ePhyto Solution Project

Posted on Wed, 13 Nov 2019, 15:30

Short term consultancy based at the IPPC, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) HQs in Rome.

To apply please click here: https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1902747&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname=

Deadline ...

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The Report of the Working Group meeting on Pest Status Guide is now posted!

Posted on Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 16:45

The 2019 meeting report of the Working Group on the Pest Status Guide is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/87779/

For further information about the 2019 meeting of the Working Group on the ...

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IPPC International symposium on limiting the spread of contaminant pests

Posted on Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 11:26

The Australian Department of Agriculture is calling for NPPOs to nominate representatives to attend an International symposium on limiting the spread of contaminant pests to be held at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park in Sydney, Australia from 3-4 March 2020 ...

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The IPPC community mourns the passing of Richard James Ivess

Posted on Mon, 21 Oct 2019, 18:01

Richard James Ivess, former Coordinator of the IPPC Secretariat, passed away after a long period of illness on Wednesday, 16 October 2019. Richard was a well-known and respected expert and negotiator working on international plant biosecurity. During his many years ...

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A brand new IPPC guide on Pest Free Areas is now online!

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019, 14:40

The IPPC Guide for Establishing and Maintaining Pest Free Areas has just been released! The technical guidebook aims at facilitate an understanding of the principal requirements and procedures for Pest Free Areas (PFA), Pest Free Places of Production (PFPP), Pest ...

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Universal Postal Union project of issuing a postage stamp to commemorate the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Wed, 09 Oct 2019, 15:43

Rome, 9 October 2019 - On the World Post Day the IPPC Secretariat is delighted to announce that the Universal Postal Union (UPU) has requested its members to consider issuing a commemorative postage stamp to promote the International Year of Plant ...

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