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New milestone reached as three million IPPC ePhyto certificates exchanged

Posted on Mon, 23 Jan 2023, 10:19

Rome, 17 January 2023. The ePhyto Solution of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) continued to reach new milestones with three million certificates exchanged since its pilot in 2017. ePhyto certificates are digital formats of paper phytosanitary certificates attesting …

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IPPC takes big step towards applying commodity standards for mango fruit trade

Posted on Mon, 23 Jan 2023, 10:17

Tokyo, 23 January 2023. With fresh mango fruit being widely traded across the globe, the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) convenes a technical panel of experts to develop harmonized standards to facilitate the safe and consistent trade of fresh …

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IPPC Secretary Osama El-Lissy visits Uzbekistan Plant Quarantine and Protection Agency

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2022, 12:11

Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 16 December 2022. International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretary Osama El-Lissy met the Director General of Uzbekistan’s Plant Quarantine and Protection Agency, Ibrahim Ergashev, and praised the significant work being carried on by the agency towards the …

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IPPC Communications Strategy to set global roadmap in promoting plant health

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2022, 12:10

Rome, 16 December 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Focus Group on Communications has concluded the year with the draft Communications Strategy 2023-2030 that will guide the communication and advocacy of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) community. …

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IPPC Technical Panel on Commodity Standards discuss specification for fresh mango fruit trade

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2022, 12:09

Rome, 16 December 2022. The IPPC Technical Panel on Commodity Standards (TPCS) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held its second virtual meeting on 1 December to discuss the recently approved Specification 73 on the International movement of fresh …

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IPPC Focus Group on Safe Provision of Food and Other Humanitarian Aid discusses work programme

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2022, 12:07

Rome, 16 December 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Focus Group on Safe Provision of Food and Other Humanitarian Aid (FGFA) concluded its second meeting to discuss submitted materials on imported consignments of humanitarian aid. Held virtually on …

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IPPC Technical Panel for the Glossary concludes annual meeting

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2022, 12:05

Santiago, Chile. 16 December 2022. The IPPC Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) concluded its annual meeting on 2 December held in person in Santiago, Chile. The Panel has successfully reviewed all the terms and the definition that are currently …

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IPPC Secretariat held training for facilitators in Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation

Posted on Wed, 14 Dec 2022, 12:45

Rome, 13 December 2022. The IPPC Secretariate held the face-to-face portion of the 2022 Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) facilitator training course in Castel Gandolfo, south of Rome, from 28 November to 7 December 2022. Nine trainees from eight countries …

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IPPC Implementation Committee concludes first in-person meeting to review progress

Posted on Wed, 14 Dec 2022, 12:36

Rome, 12 December 2022. The Implementation Committee (IC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met in Rome on 21-25 November to review the progress of the Committee’s workplan for the year. This was the IC’s first in-person meeting …

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Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), Osama El-Lissy, meets with senior officials in Ottawa and Washington, DC

Posted on Tue, 13 Dec 2022, 08:03

07/12/2022 Washington, DC – Osama El-Lissy, Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), held high-level meetings during the week of November 28 in Ottawa, Canada and Washington, DC.

In discussions with leaders of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Agriculture …

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IPPC governing bodies meet to take stock and plan for next annual session

Posted on Mon, 28 Nov 2022, 12:57

Rome, 28 November 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Bureau, held its first in-person meeting since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic to discuss key IPPC activities in preparation for the CPM 17th session to be held …

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The IPPC Technical Panel on Glossary to hold annual meeting in Chile

Posted on Fri, 25 Nov 2022, 09:01

Rome, 24 November 2022. The Technical Panel on Glossary (TPG) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is gathering for its annual meeting from 28 November to 2 December 2022 at the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) …

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IPPC EWG Meeting: Reorganization and revision of pest risk analysis standards

Posted on Fri, 18 Nov 2022, 08:53

Milan, 11 November 2022 – The Expert Working Group (EWG) for the reorganization and revision of pest risk analysis (PRA) standards completed their task based on the approved Specification 72.

The Standards Committee (SC) decided it was time to …

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Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols advances its work on plant pest diagnosis

Posted on Tue, 15 Nov 2022, 13:37

Paris, 04 November 2022. The IPPC Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) concluded its face-to-face meeting from 31 October to 04 November 2022, hosted at the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) after three years without in-person work due …

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