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.
IPPC Contracting Party Contact Points have been sent a letter announcing that the IPPC ePhyto Hub is now open for business. Any Contracting Party/Country wishing to do so is now welcome to sign up and participate. Joining the Hub is not mandatory, but it offers the opportunity for countries with existing national electronic certification systems to exchange phytosanitary certificates electronically once any technical changes needed have been completed. Countries without national electronic certification systems of their own will be offered the opportunity to use the GeNS system once the pilot is completed and reviewed (expected by the end of ...
The consultation on the new draft IPPC Strategic Framework 2020-2030 is now open!
Contracting parties, regional plant protection organizations, members of the Standards Committee and Implementation and Capacity Development Committee and relevant international organizations are invited to provide their feedback by 1st September 2018 through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) at this link: https://ocs-new.ippc.int/
The CPM-13 report has been posted and is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/governance/cpm/cpm-reports/
The report of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) May 2018 meeting is now available on the IPP at :
The meeting was held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy from 21 to 25 May 2018.
The 2018 May Standards Committee meeting was successfully held in Rome, Italy from 14 to 18 May 2018. The report is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/85924/ .
The provisional agenda of the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments June 2018 meeting is now available on the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/614/
The meeting will be held in Shenzhen, China from 25 to 29 June 2018.
The report of the fourth meeting of the International Year of Plant Health Steering Committee (IYPH StC) of the IPPC has been posted to the IYPH web page on the IPP. Here is the direct link to the report: https://www.ippc.int/static/media/uploads/iyph/2018/05/17/Report_IPPC-IYPHStC_Fourth_Meeting-2018-05-16.pdf
Unfortunately, FAO IT Security found serious security issues on the Phytosanitary Resources website (www.phytosanitary) and, as a temporary measure, the website is not available at the moment. We will let you know when it will be working again.
You can find IPPC GUIDES AND TRAINING MATERIALS here: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/guides-and-training-materials/
The report of the April 2018 meeting of the CPM Bureau is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/governance/bureau/