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Passing of Dr Kim Ritman, IPPC contact point for Australia

Posted on Tue, 08 Sep 2020, 08:31

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Kim Ritman, Australia’s Chief Plant Protection Officer (ACPPO) and official IPPC contact point.

Dr Ritman was the primary representative of, and an advisor to, the Australian Government on …

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The IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) elects Co-Chairs for the next two-year term

Posted on Thu, 03 Sep 2020, 07:29

2 September 2020: The IPPC Secretariat is pleased to announce Ms Alejandra Danielson Castillo, International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) and Ms Rose Souza Richards, International Seed Federation (ISF), have been selected to Co-Chair the ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) for …

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The 10th meeting of the IYPH international steering committee marks progress for the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020, 08:56

Rome 31 August - The 10th meeting of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) International Steering Committee (ISC) was held virtually to advance the delivery of the IYPH action plan through the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was chaired …

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Nature Plants publishes a new paper on Science diplomacy for plant health

Posted on Tue, 11 Aug 2020, 16:04

• Nature Plants publishes new paper on Science diplomacy for plant health, co-authored by leading plant health community representatives.

• International research collaboration is key to fight plant pests and diseases, causing up to 40 percent of food crop loss …

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The first virtual meeting of the newly established FAO/IPPC Technical Working Group of the Global Action for FAW control

Posted on Mon, 03 Aug 2020, 12:56

Rome, 30 July 2020* – Preventing new areas from the introduction and spread of the devastating Fall Armyworm (FAW) is one the three key objectives of the FAO Global Action for FAW Control. In response to the growing need …

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The first informal virtual meeting of the IPPC Standards Committee to ensure the continuity of its activities

Posted on Tue, 28 Jul 2020, 12:22

Rome, 14 July 2020. The IPPC Secretariat organized the first informal virtual meeting of the IPPC Standards Committee (SC). The SC have continued to work virtually since their annual face-to-face meeting in May was cancelled due to the COVID-19 global …

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The 4th CPM Bureau virtual meeting held to advance the IPPC work programme during the Covid-19 pandemic

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2020, 07:08

Rome, 9 July 2020. The Bureau of the Commission on Phytosanitary measures (CPM Bureau) held its fourth virtual meeting to advance the IPPC work programme during the Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting was opened by Mr Jingyuan Xia, IPPC Secretary, chaired …

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The 2020 Mid-year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat held virtually

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2020, 07:03

Rome, 16 July 2020 –The IPPC Secretariat organized its 2020 Mid-year meeting virtually. The meeting was opened by Ms Beth Bechdol, FAO Deputy Director General, chaired by Mr Jingyuan Xia, IPPC Secretary, and attended by all staff members. Core team …

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The IPPC ePhyto Solutions Go Live in Fiji and New Zealand

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020, 07:29

Nadi, 1 July 2020. Continuing with efforts to facilitate trade on a biosafety platform at a time when the world battles a crisis, Fiji and New Zealand have become the latest pair of countries in the Pacific region to …

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Successful webinar on Plant Health and “One Health” approach organized by Italian research institutions

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020, 07:24

Rome, 15 July 2020. Over 200 participants joined the virtual round table organized by four Italian institutions: the Italian Entomological Society, the Italian National Academy for Entomology, the Italian Plant Protection Association, and the Italian Society for Plant Pathology, on …

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IPPC Secretariat participated in high-level webinar on biodiversity

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020, 11:53

Rome, 3 July 2020 - The Permanent Representation of Italy to UN Agencies in Rome, FAO and The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT held the fourth webinar under the umbrella of “Mediterranean Diet’s Principles for Agenda 2030”, an initiatives …

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IPPC Secretariat organized the meeting on promotion of plant health’s contribution to food security

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020, 11:48

Rome, 29 June 2020 – The IPPC Secretariat organized the meeting on promotion of plant health’s contribution to food security. The meeting was opened by Ms Beth BECHDOL, the FAO DDG, and chaired by Mr Jingyuan XIA, the IPPC Secretary. …

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IPPC Secretariat participated in the WTO-SPS Committee June virtual meeting

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020, 10:04

Rome, 26 June 2020 - The Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures meeting took place at the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters* from 24 to 26 June to coordinate responses and facilitate safe agri-food trade during the global pandemic. …

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The 2nd virtual meeting for RPPOs organized to advance the IPPC work programme among regions during the Covid-19 pandemic

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2020, 06:54

Rome, 26 June 2020 – The IPPC Secretariat organized the second virtual meeting with Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) to discuss how to strengthen collaboration and involve the regions in key IPPC activities. The meeting was opened by Mr Jingyuan …

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