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Standards Committee Working Group (SC-7) revises draft ISPMs and Standard Setting Procedure (SSP)

Posted on Wed, 10 May 2023, 14:38

The Standards Committee Working Group (SC-7) is gathering at the FAO headquarters in Rome from 15 to 19 May 2023, following the Standards Committee meeting held the week before.

The SC-7 will be revising the 2022 draft amendments to ISPM …

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Standards Committee meets to review draft standards and specifications this month

Posted on Tue, 09 May 2023, 08:12

The Standards Committee (SC) is gathering from 8 to 12 May at FAO headquarters in Rome to revise the following draft ISPMs:

  • Reorganization and revision of pest risk analysis standards;
  • Draft Annex International Movement of Mango (Mangifera indica) Fruit to …

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Registration closing on 30 May: International workshop on pest risk mitigation of sea containers and their cargoes and the facilitation of international trade: Defining the way forward

Posted on Mon, 08 May 2023, 10:46

The workshop will take place from 17 - 19 July 2023 at Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Register now as seats are limited and participation is free of charge. Click here to register.

More information on the programme and …

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Watch a simulation exercise taking place in Nicaragua!

Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2023, 12:42

Through the link below, contracting parties can follow remotely the regional simulation exercise taking place in Nicaragua today, to improve the quarantine pest outbreak response and prevent the introduction and spread of Fusarium Tropical Race 4 (TR4). Led by the …

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CPM–17 Report now available

Posted on Thu, 20 Apr 2023, 14:10

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is pleased to share the report of the Seventeenth Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-17) which was held in March 2023 at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.

The report, currently …

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French translation of IPPC Guide for Establishing and Maintaining Pest Free Areas now available

Posted on Wed, 12 Apr 2023, 07:31

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is pleased to the French of the guide which aims to support national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) that wish to establish and maintain pest free areas including pest free places of production and …

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Two IPPC guides on emergency preparedness to support pest outbreak alert and response have been published

Posted on Tue, 11 Apr 2023, 15:13

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is pleased to share two new guides which work complementarily to address emergencies triggered by pest outbreaks and to consider the approach to the ISPMs, IPPC guides, training materials and other external pertinent …

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IPPC Technical Panel on Commodity Standards’ February report now posted

Posted on Tue, 11 Apr 2023, 15:12

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is pleased to share the February 2023 meeting report of the IPPC Technical Panel on Commodity Standards (TPCS) available through this link.

The report contains details about the review and approval of …

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IPPC expert consultation for the draft diagnostic protocols – technical input is needed from you!

Posted on Wed, 05 Apr 2023, 13:56

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is pleased to invite experts worldwide to submit their comments on the various draft diagnostic protocols (DPs):

  • Draft revision of DP 09: Genus Anastrepha Schiner (2021-002) Deadline: 10 April 2023
  • Heterobasidion annosum sensu …

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The World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) wants to hear from you!

Posted on Wed, 05 Apr 2023, 13:53

WOAH has launched the project “Analysis and evaluation of WOAH’s institutional, technical, and financial governance” on 27 March 2023. WOAH is seeking tenders from qualified organizations to analyse, evaluate and improve WOAH’s institutional, technical and financial governance to ensure optimal …

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VA Announcement - Phytosanitary Standard Setting Specialist

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2023, 10:02

Please see the details here:


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New Conference Room Papers (CRP) posted

Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2023, 09:48

The IPPC Secretariat has posted new Conference Room Papers (CRP) which can be downloaded from the CPM-17 page. New CRPs include

Document numberAgenda ItemTitle
CPM 2023/CRP/0103.1EU Declaration of Competences and Voting Rights
CPM 2023/CRP/029.1.1; …

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2022 IPPC Annual Report – Protecting the world’s plant resources from pests

Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2023, 08:28

The 2022 International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Annual Report provides an overview of the IPPC Secretariat's key achievements for the year. It highlights the summary financial report, as well as the progress towards achievement of the IPPC Strategic Framework including …

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CPM-17 adoption of ISPMs – no objections received by the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on Thu, 09 Mar 2023, 15:00

According to standard setting procedures of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), the Secretariat did not receive any objections to the draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) that will be presented for adoption at CPM-17 (2023), by the deadline …

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