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We are hiring - CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - IPPC Project Management and Implementation Specialists

Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019, 09:22

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=1900938&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00&tzname=

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Contaminating pests associated with traded goods: Call for interested experts to be part of the virtual group to assist with the CPM Recommendation

Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019, 16:04

The CPM-14 agreed to include in its work programme the topic for a CPM Recommendation on Facilitating safe trade by reducing the incidence of contaminating pests associated with traded goods.

This topic was proposed by Australia with support from New ...

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Invasive Alien Species: Invitation to the Online Discussion Forum

Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019, 11:44

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity organized a moderated online discussion forum on matters related to invasive alien species, with the following timetable:

  • 1 - 31 May 2019: Methods for cost-benefit analysis
  • 1 - 30 June 2019: Methods, tools, and ...

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The IPPC Plant Pest Surveillance Guide now in Spanish!

Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019, 14:21

Surveillance is at the core of phytosanitary activities. The IPPC Secretariat published in 2016 a guide for NPPOs to understand the principal requirements of surveillance programmes.

This guide was kindly translated in Spanish by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on ...

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Call for human-interest stories on plant health for IYPH 2020

Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019, 13:18

At the CPM-14 session held last week, FAO and the IPPC Secretariat launched a call for human-interest stories on plant health. The call is intended to promote real stories about how plant health affects the lives of a variety of ...

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The IPPC Guidelines on Sea Container Surveys for NPPOs are now available in all FAO languages!

Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019, 09:41

The IPPC Guidelines on Sea Container Surveys provide guidance to national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) on how to inspect and record contamination details in a consistent and harmonized manner when undertaking the sea container cleanliness surveys. The Guidelines have been ...

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Warning about phishing email

Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019, 16:37

Please be aware that some IPP user invited to CPM-14 has received fake phishing attempts by email that seems sent by IPPC.

In this fake email they are asking flight details, WhatsApp, Telegram and viber number.

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International Plant Protection Congress 2019: 2nd circular out

Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019, 11:41

The XIX International Plant Protection Congress will be held in Hyderabad, India, from 10 to 14 November 2019. Organized by the International Association for Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS), ICRISAT and the Crop Protection Societies in India, the 2019 Congress programme ...

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Call for discussion papers for the Expert working group EWG) on Audit in the phytosanitary context 2015-014)

Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019, 16:26

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting discussion papers in preparation for the meeting of the Expert Working Group (EWG) on Audit in the phytosanitary context (2015-014) which will take place from 3 to 7 June 2019 in ...

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The latest version of the Annotated Glossary is now published!

Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019, 14:41

The explanatory document for ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms), the Annotated Glossary, provides detailed notes on terms and definitions in the Glossary.

It is reviewed by the Technical Panel of the Glossary and published every three years.

This latest ...

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Report of the Focus Group on Commodity and Pathways Standards meeting is now posted!

Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019, 15:41

The report of the Focus Group on Commodity and Pathways Standards meeting, held in Rome from 03-05 October 2018 is now available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/87048/

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The 2018 IPPC Annual Report is now online!

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019, 15:23

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Annual Report 2018 is now available online! The annual report aims to highlight the IPPC s major achievements in 2018 in an easy to read new format.
The report also explains why these achievements ...

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Call for Expert Working Group EWG) for Focused revision of ISPM 12 Phytosanitary certificates) in relation to re-export

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019, 09:57

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified experts to take part in the Expert Working Group (EWG) for Focused revision of ISPM 12 (Phytosanitary certificates) in relation to re-export (2015-011), which is tentatively scheduled ...

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Adoption of the Agenda - Schedule of the CPM-14 main sessions and the Plenary time-table

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019, 15:07

The Detailed Agenda - Schedule of the CPM-14 main sessions and the Plenary time-table has been posted on the International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP) and is available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/static/media/files/publication/en/2019/03 ...

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