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CPM Bureau meets virtually for the third time since beginning of global pandemic to decisively advance IPPC work plan

Posted on Mon, 08 Jun 2020, 10:42

Rome, 5 June 2020. The CPM Bureau held its third virtual meeting since the beginning of the global sanitary crisis to continue providing the IPPC community with guidance and governance, in cooperation with the IPPC Secretariat. The meeting was opened ...

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The IPPC Innovative Approach for the Continued Development of International Standards during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Posted on Wed, 03 Jun 2020, 12:52

Rome, 2 June 2020. To ensure the continuity of the IPPC standard setting process, the Standards Committee (SC) has been using online tools to review and approve three draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) for the first round of ...

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The eighth meeting of the IYPH International Steering Committee held virtually

Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020, 16:16

Rome, 25 May 2020 – Members and observers of the IYPH International Steering Committee (ISC) convened at their 8th meeting for the second time virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discussions to advance the IYPH activities despite the COVID-19 pandemic were once ...

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IPPC ePhyto Solution Training Platform is launched

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020, 09:50

Rome, 22 May 2020 – In cooperation with the IPPC Secretariat, the United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) has launched the IPPC ePhyto Solution Training Platform. The platform is now live with four e-Learning training modules for the ePhyto Generic ePhyto ...

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The Republic of Korea and Costa Rica Go into Live IPPC ePhyto Production

Posted on Mon, 25 May 2020, 09:48

Rome, May 22, 2020. The Republic of Korea and Costa Rica are the most recent IPPC Contracting Parties to go into live production in the IPPC ePhyto Solution. Both countries are ramping up their participation methodically, and thus far neither ...

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Virtual roundtable on IYPH 2020 organized with the theme “Protecting plant health for a secure future: A call for global action”

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020, 09:29

Washington DC, 20 May 2020. FAO North America and Corteva Agriscience organized a virtual roundtable in the context of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 to discuss the role that the global community and other relevant stakeholders are ...

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IPPC Secretariat organized the first virtual meeting among RPPOs to discuss how to mitigate the COVID-19 impact on phytosanitary issues

Posted on Wed, 20 May 2020, 13:49

Rome, 15 May 2020 – The IPPC Secretariat organized the first virtual meeting among the Regional Plant Protection Organization (RPPOs) to discuss how to move forward on the IPPC activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was chaired and opened by ...

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The seventh meeting of the IYPH International Steering Committee held virtually to advance work through the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Tue, 12 May 2020, 16:53

Rome, 11 May 2020 – The 7th meeting of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) International Steering Committee (ISC) was held virtually to update and advance the delivery of the IYPH Action Plan through the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 45 participants ...

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European Commission TRACES Welcomed to the IPPC ePhyto Solution

Posted on Tue, 12 May 2020, 14:00

Brussels, 12 May 2020. The European Commission (EC) announced today that the TRACES system, maintained as the single contact point for connection to the IPPC ePhyto Hub for all Member States of the European Union, is now able to communicate ...

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The second CPM Bureau virtual meeting organized to move forward IPPC work programme during the COVID-19 crisis

Posted on Mon, 11 May 2020, 16:16

Rome, 7 May 2020. The CPM Bureau met virtually for the second time to advance its work. The meeting was opened by IPPC Secretary Jingyuan Xia, chaired by CPM chairperson Javier Trujillo, and attended by six out of the seven ...

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IPPC Secretariat attended the virtual meeting of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions to advance joint work

Posted on Thu, 07 May 2020, 14:53

30 April 2020, Rome - A delegation of the IPPC Secretariat attended a virtual meeting of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG), which is composed Jingyuan Xia (IPPC Secretary), Mr. Avetik Nersisyan (Lead of Standard Setting Unit), Mr Mirko Montuori ...

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Argentina and Chile set a milestone with the application of the IPPC ePhyto solution

Posted on Tue, 05 May 2020, 10:43

4 May 2020, Buenos Aires. Beginning Monday 4 May, the NPPOs of Argentina and Chile have removed the use of paper for Phytosanitary Certificates (PC) by implementing e-phyto for the exchange of all their trade of plant commodities.

For the ...

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IPPC Secretariat launches a new IPP subpage on COVID-19-related information

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020, 09:35

28 April 2020, Rome - The IPPC Secretariat has always been working hard to provide the IPPC community with an up-to-date information on current and emerging global issues that are directly or indirectly affecting their work and interests. The current COVID-19 ...

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IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group meets virtually to advice work on phytosanitary electronic certification

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020, 09:28

Rome, 28 April 2020. The ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) and members of the ePhyto Steering Group (ESG) met virtually to discuss the progress and current status of the IPPC ePhyto Solution.

The group, which included the IPPC Secretariat ePhyto ...

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