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CPM approves transition of Implementation Review and Support System to the IPPC Observatory

Posted on Tue, 12 Apr 2022, 08:07

Rome, 12 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) has approved the transition of the International Plant Protection Convention's (IPPC's) Implementation Review and Support System (IRSS) to the IPPC Observatory, during the CPM-16 meeting that is taking place …

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Let’s Talk About…IPPC Phytosanitary Treatments The International Phytosanitary Community Adopts 5 New Phytosanitary Treatments

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 15:59

Rome, 8 April 2022. The 16th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) adopted on Tuesday, 5 April 2022 five new phytosanitary treatments (Annexes to ISPM 28) to broaden the pest management options countries may use to mitigate …

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The United Nations Announces the International Day of Plant Health

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 15:35

Rome 7 April 2022 - The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat reported at the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) virtual meeting about the United Nations's decision to observe the International Day of Plant Health (IDPH) on 12 May each …

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Two Million ePhytos Exchanged as Demand Soars

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 15:26

The International Plant Protection Convention's ePhyto Solution has exchanged over 2 million digital phytosanitary certificates or ePhytos from inception to date. On average, this translates to more than 100,000 certificates exchanged each month. Moreover, as of 1 April 2022, 108 …

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Let’s Talk About... New Topics In The IPPC Work Programme

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 10:28

Rome, 8 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) has adopted new topics on standards and implementation for inclusion in the work programme of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC).

The CPM adopted four priority topics recommended by …

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Let’s talk about commodity standards - CPM adopts standards on safe trade in plants and plant products

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 10:19

Rome, 8 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) adopted yesterday the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) number 46 on Commodity-Specific Standards.

Commodity-specific standards are crucial in protecting plant-based agriculture, safeguarding the environment and natural resources against invasive …

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IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee presents its remarkable achievements

Posted on Thu, 07 Apr 2022, 09:03

Rome, 7 April 2022. The Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) presented today its key achievements at the sixteenth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-16).

In 2021, the IC held …

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CPM -16 adopts nine new plant health standards, to enhance plant health worldwide

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022, 21:54

Rome, 05 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures adopted nine International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) during its today's 16th session as presented by the IPPC Standard Setting Senior Officer Avetik Nersisyan. The IPPC is the only global-standard …

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IPPC Governance and Strategy: Moving from Policy to action

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022, 20:52

Rome 5 April 2022– The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) heard several updates from subsidiary bodies such as the Strategic Planning Group, Bureau and various focus groups, as well as others to launch future International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) …

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FAO Deputy Director General officially opens the CPM-16 three-day annual conference

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022, 13:00

Rome, 5 April 2022 - The sixteenth Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-16) kicked off virtually today. Jingyuan Xia, Director of FAO’s Plant Production and Protection Division and former International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretary, welcomed FAO Deputy …

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The 16th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures to start on Tuesday

Posted on Fri, 01 Apr 2022, 08:33

ROME, 1 April 2022. The 16th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) the governing body of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is slated to hold its annual meeting virtually on 5, 7 and 21 April 2022.

The …

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CPM Bureau reviews the final details before CPM-16

Posted on Thu, 31 Mar 2022, 13:38

Rome, 31 March 2022 – The Bureau of Commission of Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) is meeting to review the final details of the ongoing preparations for CPM-16, which is taking place virtually on 5,7, 21 April 2022 for the second year …

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First workshop held on Fusarium Tropical race 4 diagnostic

Posted on Wed, 30 Mar 2022, 08:01

Rome, 25 March 2022. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat in collaboration with contracting parties and subject matter experts launched a workshop series on Fusarium TR4 diagnostic, surveillance, inspection and simulation exercises. Fusarium oxysporum f.sp cubense Tropical race …

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Legislation is key to a successful paperless phytosanitary certification

Posted on Wed, 30 Mar 2022, 07:41

Rome, 25 March 2022. Amending primary legislation maybe necessary for some countries to successfully implement the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) electronic phytosanitary certification or ePhyto. The ePhyto solution is an innovative tool that transitions paper-based information to digital …

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