The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting and the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/632/ and https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/633/.
The meetings will take place at FAO, Rome, Italy 06-10 May 2019 and 13-17 May 2019 respectively.
The draft ISPMs to be discussed at the SC-7 meeting and the compiled comments are available at: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/member-consultation-draft-ispms/
The draft ISPMs to be discussed will be available for contracting parties (CPs) and the regional plant ...
The Report of the January 2019 virtual meeting of the Task Force on Topics is now posted and available at the following link:
The IPPC Secretariat announces a Pre-CPM-14 Presentation and Demonstration on ePhyto that will take place from 10:00 to 12:00 on Monday 01 April 2019 at FAO HQs in the Iraq Room (A235).
During this session the IPPC ePhyto Group will provide a presentation on the elements of the ePhyto Solution Project, the most recent developments in ePhyto and the outlook for the future. In addition, representatives of the Industry Advisory Group will also be in attendance and will provide their insights on the development of the system. Following this, the members of the ePhyto Group will provide a ...
Plant Health and Environmental Protection are deeply interrelated. A brand new IPPC factsheet has been released with the aim of investigating how plant protection is essential for a healthy environment and what is the key role of the IPPC in securing this purpose.
The publication is available at the following link: www.fao.org/3/CA3279EN/ca3279en.pdf
The Arab Society for Plant Protection and the Organizing Committee of the 13th Arab Congress of Plant Protection (ACPP) has dedicated the 2020 edition of the congress to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). “Plant Health for Secured and Safe Food” will be the theme of the event, which will be held from 1 to 6 November 2020 in Hammamet, Tunisia.
For further information about the congress, please check the following link: acpp-aspp.com.
The report of the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) December 2018 meeting is now posted at the following link:
Purpose of this Announcement is to inform IPPC Contracting parties about a decision that CPM Bureau made during its December 2018 virtual meeting.
IPPC Contracting parties are encouraged to use the "Template for proposals going to CPM that have resource implications to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat" for documents and proposals that they submit to CPM-14 that have resource implications (e.g. additional staff, new financial obligations, other) to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat. Template should be filled in and attached to the main document. Template should be used only if the proposal going to CPM have resource ...
The International Association for the Plant Protection Scientists (IAPPS) lunches the website of the XIX International Plant Protection Congress 2019 (IPPC2019) to be held at Hyderabad, India from 10 to 14 November 2019 is now online at the following link: http://www.ippc2019.icrisat.org/.
Fall Armyworm (FAW) has been detected for the first time in Puer City and Dehong, Yunnan Province, China, as reported by the IPPC Contact Point for China. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) is taking emergency measures to monitor and control the spread of FAW, as well as increasing cooperation with other pest-infested countries.
The Report of the 30th Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) is now available at the following link:
The Report of the Second IPPC Sea Containers Task Force (SCTF) Meeting is now available at the following link:
The call for phytosanitary treatments is still open until resources are available. The TPPT is continuously reviewing the submissions. The next cutoff date is the 30 January 2019 for proposals to be evaluated at the 2019 TPPT meeting.
Contracting parties and RPPOs are invited to submit proposals for new phytosanitary treatments (annexes to ISPM 28 or "contributes resources") following the instructions on the Standard Setting - Call page. All previous submissions are also available at this page: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/calls-treatments/.
The Standard Committee (SC) approved the following draft diagnostic protocol (DP) for the DP notification period:
Contracting parties have 45 days to review the approved DPs and submit an objection, if any, along with a technical justification and suggestions for improvement of the approved DP. If no objection is received, the DP is considered adopted by the SC on behalf of the CPM.
This notification period starts on 05 January 2019 and ends on 20 February 2019.
An objection should be sent through the official IPPC contact point and submitted to the IPPC Secretariat via e-mail at ...
The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, together with the Georgian National Food Agency, will organize an International Conference on “Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) – Phyosanitary Regulatory Framework”, to be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, from 11 to 14 March 2019.
More info: http://conference.nfa.gov.ge/