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The first 2022 face-to-face EWG meeting is ready to draft a new annex to the International Standard on International movement of wood!

Posted on Tue, 14 Jun 2022, 08:03

13 June 2022, Vancouver - The IPPC Expert Working Group (EWG) is slated to meet from 13 to 17 June 2022 in Vancouver, Canada, to develop the draft Annex on the use of systems approaches in managing pest risks associated …

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Paving a new direction to plant health standards: the IPPC Technical Panel on Commodity Standards

Posted on Fri, 10 Jun 2022, 15:01

Rome, 31 May 2022. Setting a new direction to the plant health community on developing commodity-specific standards for phytosanitary measures, the newly established Technical Panel on Commodity Standards (TPCS) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held its first …

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IPPC Formalizes Trade Facilitation Collaboration

Posted on Fri, 10 Jun 2022, 08:15

Rome, Italy 7 June 2022 – The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (the Alliance) have formalised a relationship engaged in transforming the cumbersome, paper-based phytosanitary certification procedures protecting international trade in plant and …

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e-Learning courses on pest risk analysis kick off

Posted on Thu, 09 Jun 2022, 06:26

Rome, 20 May 2022. The online training courses on pest risk analysis (PRA) commenced on 16 May, are designed to further the knowledge of national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) and phytosanitary practitioners. The tutor-led course and self-trained e-learning course …

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Global phytosanitary community comes together to discuss IPPC Implementation

Posted on Fri, 03 Jun 2022, 08:43

Rome, 26 May 2022. The Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) and the Implementation and Facilitation Unit (IFU) of the IPPC Secretariat held a webinar, aimed at increasing awareness of the role of implementation within the Phytosanitary community. The …

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Successful five-day training course on banana Fusarium wilt R1 and TR4 held for Cambodian trainees

Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2022, 08:42

ROME, 30 May 2022. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) organized the first virtual phytosanitary technology training on Banana Fusarium wilt Race 1 (R1) and Tropical Race 4 (TR4) in Cambodia from 23-27 May 2022. The training …

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The Standards Committee advances two ISPMs and elects a new Chairperson

Posted on Thu, 26 May 2022, 14:17

Rome, 13 May 2022. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) approved two draft ISPMs and one draft specification for the consultation period. The virtual meeting was held on 9-11 and 13 May 2022, where …

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Standards Committee Working Group approved four draft standards for the second consultation in 2022

Posted on Thu, 26 May 2022, 14:15

Rome, 19 May 2022. The Standards Committee Working Group (SC-7) approved four standards for the second consultation during its virtual meeting. The SC-7 meeting was held on 16-19 May 2022 to examine substantive comments from the first consultation on …

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ICDC engages the whole IPPC community for the first time on projects

Posted on Thu, 26 May 2022, 08:02

Rome, 17 May 2022. The Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held a virtual open session for the first time for the wider IPPC community to raise awareness on various phytosanitary projects. …

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The IPPC Secretariat completes the workshop series on Fusarium TR4

Posted on Tue, 17 May 2022, 09:10

Rome, 10 May 2022. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat held the third and last session of the virtual workshop series on Fusarium TR4. The session focused on the importance of inspection, identifying pathways and commodities of Fusarium …

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Successful 6-day training on treatment and Integrated Pest Management of fruit flies held for Sri Lanka trainees

Posted on Thu, 12 May 2022, 08:56

ROME, 5 May 2022. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) organized the 2nd virtual phytosanitary technology training on treatments and the integrated pest management (IPM) of fruit flies in Sri Lanka from 25-29 April, and on …

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IPPC Standards Committee Meets to Review three ISPMs

Posted on Wed, 11 May 2022, 11:56

Rome, 10 May 2022. The virtual meeting of the Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) started this week (9-11 and 13 May 2022). This meeting is mainly convened to advance three draft International Standards for Phytosanitary …

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Second workshop session held on Fusarium TR4 surveillance and remote sensing

Posted on Thu, 28 Apr 2022, 08:32

Rome, 19 April 2022. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held the second workshop series session on Fusarium TR4 diagnostic, surveillance, inspection and simulation exercises on 19 April 2022 and covered Fusarium TR4 surveillance. Over 130 participants from around …

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CPM -16 Establishes A POARS Steering Group, Making Significant Progress On Fighting Pest Outbreaks

Posted on Fri, 22 Apr 2022, 14:33

Rome, 21 April 2022. Emerging pests and specifically Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall armyworm) and Fusarium TR4 are among the major threats to global food security, plant health and livelihoods. Since the fourteenth session of Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) in …

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