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Exploration of bilateral cooperation between the IPPC Secretariat and the International Seed Testing Association

Posted on Fri, 28 Feb 2020, 14:43

Rome, 5 February 2020 - A representation of the IPPC Secretariat, led by Mr Jingyuan XIA, IPPC Secretary, and accompanied by Mr Avetik NERISYAN, Mr Arop DENG and Mr Riccardo MAZZUCCHELLI, met with a delegation from the International Seed Testing Association ...

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The Parliament of Cyprus observes the International Year of Plant Health 2020

Posted on Thu, 27 Feb 2020, 15:01

Nicosia, 4 February 2020. The Department of Agriculture, of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, as the competent authority for plant health matters, organized a meeting with the Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources at the House ...

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The Sixth Meeting of the IYPH International Steering Committee held at FAO-HQs

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020, 10:31

Rome, 17 February 2020 - The 6th meeting of International Steering Committee (ISC) of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH ISC) was organized at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy on Monday, 17 February 2020. The meeting was opened by Mr ...

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Engagement of the IPPC Secretariat in the World Customs Organization’s Work e-Commerce Standards

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020, 15:32

Brussels, 14 February 2020 - IPPC Secretariat representative, Ms Barbara Peterson, Implementation Facilitation Officer, attended a meeting of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Working Group on E-Commerce (WGEC) at the WCO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium from 12 to14 February 2020. The ...

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IPPC ePhyto meetings in Geneva

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2020, 18:23

Geneva, 14 February - IPPC Senior Advisor Craig Fedchock and Budget and Planning Specialist Marko Benovic, along with UNICC ePhyto Technical Director Venkat Venkateswaran met on February 13 and 14, with representatives of the International Trade Centre (ITC), STDF, the Global ...

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A fruitful high-level encounter between Nicaragua’s officials and the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2020, 18:13

Rome, 13 February 2020 – The IPPC Secretary, Mr Jingyuan Xia, welcomed a delegation from Nicaragua composed of the Minister of Agriculture, H. E. Edward Centeno Gadea, the Ambassador of Nicaragua in Italy, Ms Monica Rebello Roffioni, and the Alternate Representative ...

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Australia kicked off the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Wed, 12 Feb 2020, 10:14

Canberra, 6 February 2020 - The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 has been officially launched on 6 February in in Canberra, Australia with the active participation of local and international governments, plant health authorities and exponents of the private ...

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The IPPC Secretariat’s brainstorming on how to contribute to the international year of plant health in 2020

Posted on Tue, 11 Feb 2020, 17:11

Rome, 24 January 2020 - During its Annual Meeting, the IPPC Secretariat held a brainstorming session on how everyone can actively contribute to delivering the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020 through concrete actions. The brainstorming session was facilitated ...

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The IPPC ePhyto solution soon to be applied in Oman

Posted on Tue, 11 Feb 2020, 15:35

Muscat, 5 February 2020 - From February 3 to 5, the IPPC ePhyto Project Manager, Mr Craig Fedchock, and the UN International Computing Centre (ICC) Head of the Application Delivery Unit, Mr Venkat Venkateswaran, met with senior officials from the Omani ...

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The fifth meeting of the IYPH International Steering Committee held in Rome

Posted on Fri, 07 Feb 2020, 12:01

Rome, 16 January 2020 - As the International Year of Plant Health officially started, the IYPH International Steering Committee intensified its schedule to deal with the many tasks and activities ahead. The IYPH ISC Members convened at FAO headquarters to move ...

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A great step for the global plant health community: Uzbekistan joins the IPPC as its 184th contracting party

Posted on Wed, 05 Feb 2020, 14:10

Rome, 13 January 2020 – The IPPC community welcomes a new member as Uzbekistan officially joins the Convention on 13 January. On that date, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Mr Abdulaziz Kamilof, deposited a letter of ...

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First G20 Agriculture Deputies Meeting (Food and Water) held in Riyadh

Posted on Mon, 03 Feb 2020, 09:37

Riyadh, 27 January 2020– The Presidency of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia hosted the first G20 Agriculture Deputies Meeting (ADM) on food and water in the Hotel Fairmont Riyadh from 26 to 27 January 2020. The purpose of the meeting was ...

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The IPPC ePhyto Solution Enters 2020 with Positive Momentum!

Posted on Thu, 30 Jan 2020, 17:32

Rome, 24 January 2020 - During the IPPC Secretariat’s annual meeting on January 24, the ePhyto team provided a quick review of the great success the IPPC ePhyto Solution had during 2019, as well as some of the opportunities ahead ...

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China South-South Cooperation project helps the IPPC Secretariat facilitate phytosanitary capacity development work in 2019

Posted on Wed, 29 Jan 2020, 14:44

Rome, 29 January 2020 The IPPC Secretariat has been implementing a global project on capacity development under the framework of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation (SSC) programme since 2017 entitled “Strengthening the capacity of developing contracting parties to implement the IPPC ...

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