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Director XIA Joins IPPC Secretariat Staff in their Year-End Virtual Celebration

Posted on Thu, 23 Dec 2021, 08:58

Rome, 21 December 2021. The IPPC Secretariat staff convened its year-end celebration with words of encouragement and well wishes from Plant Production and Protection Divisional (NSP) Director Mr Jingyuan XIA and IPPC Secretariat Officer-in-Charge for Daily Matters Mr Avetik NERSISYAN. …

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Annual TC-RPPO Meets Virtually in 2021

Posted on Thu, 23 Dec 2021, 08:50

Rome 20 December 2021. The 33rd meeting of Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations (TC RPPO) held two virtual sessions on 6 October and 8 November 2021 with a continuance of topics remaining from the 32nd TC RPPO. The …

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IRSS: How contracting parties can benefit from a support system

Posted on Wed, 22 Dec 2021, 13:25

ROME, 22 December 2021. As contracting parties face challenges in implementing the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), a support system becomes increasingly vital. This was emphasized at a webinar held on 10 December to raise awareness on the IPPC …

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2021 Call for Topics: Standards and Implementation – the Task Force on Topics met virtually to finalize their recommendations to CPM-16

Posted on Fri, 17 Dec 2021, 14:17

Rome 17 December 2021. The Task Force on Topics (TFT) meeting took place virtually on 16 December 2021 to finalize recommendations to CPM-16 for the 2021 Call for Topics submissions.

The 2021 Call for Topics was open 4 May …

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The Technical Panel on the Glossary continues meeting virtually to develop and revise phytosanitary terms

Posted on Fri, 17 Dec 2021, 14:14

Rome 17 December 2021. The IPPC Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) meetings took place virtually from 8 to 16 December 2021.

To ensure the smooth continuity of the IPPC standard setting process and avoid significant delays in standards development, …

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The IPPC Secretariat meets University of Florence students for the third year in a row

Posted on Thu, 09 Dec 2021, 10:21

Florence, 9 December 2021– The IPPC Secretariat lectured the class of plant pathology at the University of Florence, Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), Plant pathology and Entomology section. Hosted by Prof. Laura Mugnai, …

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Recommendations for the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation project

Posted on Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 12:38

Rome, 26 November 2021. The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) is a capacity development tool designed to help countries improvee their national phytosanitary systems. Over the last twenty years, the PCE has been implemented in more than 70 countries thanks …

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Limit the spread of fall armyworm, IPPC webinar series explains how

Posted on Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 09:04

Rome, 23 November 2021. Fall armyworm is one of the major threats to global food security, plant health, and livelihoods. This transboundary pest is affecting more than 70 countries all over the world and has become a major concern …

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IPPC forges partnership with COLEACP to improve food security

Posted on Thu, 25 Nov 2021, 09:03

Rome, 19 November 2021. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), on behalf of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has joined forces with the Comité de Liaison Europe-Afrique-Caraïbe-Pacifique (COLEACP) to improve global food security and …

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IPPC Standards Committee advances with international standards for plant health at its November meeting

Posted on Wed, 24 Nov 2021, 13:53

Rome, 19 November 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually from 15 to 18 November 2021 to revise draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) to be adopted by the sixteenth session …

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IPPC Standards Committee Reviewed the Task Force on Topics Recommendations for 2021 Call for Topics Submission

Posted on Fri, 12 Nov 2021, 13:02

Rome, 4 November 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually on 3 and 4 November to review the Task Force on Topics (TFT) recommendations to the SC for submitted seven standards and …

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Improving phytosanitary capacity of developing countries through IPPC China project

Posted on Wed, 10 Nov 2021, 15:06

Rome, 29 October 2021. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) organized two virtual technical workshops to help developing countries improve their phytosanitary capacity. The workshops were organized under the IPPC-China project entitled “Strengthening the capacity of …

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Check out the new Systems Approach webpage

Posted on Tue, 09 Nov 2021, 09:36

Rome, 4 November 2021. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has developed several webpages that bring together in one place available tools, standards and materials on selected topics ranging from sea containers to pest reporting. Also …

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The effective role of remote sensing in detecting pests and supporting plant health surveillance

Posted on Thu, 04 Nov 2021, 08:36

Rome, 2 November 2021 – A webinar on the use of remote sensing technologies to support plant health surveillance activities was co-organized virtually by the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention, the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), …

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