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Together is better: the Convention on Biological Diversity CBD) and the IPPC sign a joint work plan for 2019-2020

Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019, 15:49

Dr Cristiana Pasca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the CBD, and Dr Jingyuan Xia, Secretary of the IPPC, signed the CBD-IPPC joint work plan for 2019-2020 at the Consultation Workshop of Biodiversity-Related Conventions on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. IPPC and ...

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The IPPCs Participation at the Consultation Workshop of Biodiversity-Related Conventions on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019, 12:27

Bern, Switzerland: The IPPC delegation at the Consultation Workshop of Biodiversity-Related Conventions on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (left to right): Mr González, Mr Lopian, Mr Xia (IPPC Secretary), Ms Yim, Mr Njoroge and Ms Moreira. © FAO

12 June 2019 ...

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International Year of Plant Health off to a good start with first meeting of IYPH International Steering Committee

Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019, 10:39

Rome, 14 June 2019. The first meeting of the International Steering Committee (ISC) on the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020 was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome. The meeting was opened by Dr. Jingyaun Xia, Secretary of ...

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IPPC ePhyto is welcomed at the 2019 World Seed Congress

Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019, 13:52

There was a great deal of interest in the IPPC ePhyto Solution at the World Seed Congress 2019. © FAO

5 June 2019, Nice - The International Seed Federation (ISF) World Seed Congress 2019 took place in Nice, France from 2 to ...

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The IPPC High-level Symposium on Cooperation of Phytosanitary Measures among the Chinese InitiativeOne Belt Countries held in China

Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019, 17:01

Participants at the IPPC High-level Symposium on Cooperation of Phytosanitary Measures among the Chinese Initiative One Belt Countries. © FAO

27 May 2019, Xi an, China - China s One Belt and One Road initiative seeks to boost development and trade links ...

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Samoa workshop helps expand the use of ePhytos in the Pacific region

Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019, 15:25

The benefits of using the Generic ePhyto National System (GeNS) and electronic phytosanitary certificates (ePhytos) were highlighted at a recent workshop in Samoa. © FAO

22 May 2019, Samoa - A workshop on using the Generic ePhyto National System (GeNS) was held ...

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The start of a fruitful collaboration between the IPPC Secretariat and COLEACP

Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019, 11:08

COLEACP and the IPPC Secretariat identified several areas for potential collaboration in a recent meeting. © FAO

20 May 2019, Rome - A delegation from the Comité de Liaison Europe-Afrique-Caraïbes-Pacifique (COLEACP) attended a one and a half day meeting with representatives from ...

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Get ready for the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops!

Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019, 11:04

Meeting of 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop co-organizers during the recent Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-14) session © FAO

27 May 2019, Rome -The organization of the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops is well underway in seven regions- Africa, Asia, Latin America, Near ...

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Four draft standards approved for the 2019 second consultation by the IPPC Standards Committee Working Group SC-7)

Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019, 09:12

Standards Committee Working Group (SC-7) members, stewards of draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) and IPPC Secretariat members at the SC-7 2019 meeting. © FAO

17 May 2019, Rome -The Standards Committee working group (SC-7), led by the elected Chairperson ...

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The IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee discuss strategic issues including the new IPPC Strategic Framework

Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019, 12:24

The IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee © FAO

17 May 2019, Rome - The fourth meeting of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) was held from 13 to 17 May 2019 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. Participants discussed several ...

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Message by IPPC Secretary Jingyuan Xia in the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019, 20:05

Rome, 22 May 2019

The mission of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is to protect cultivated and wild plant resources from pests, thus prompting food security and environmental protection while facilitating safe trade.

On this International Day for Biological ...

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Updates from the May 2019 IPPC Standards Committee SC) meeting

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019, 10:02

Participants at the May 2019 Standards Committee meeting. © FAO

10 May 2019, Rome - The 33rd meeting of the IPPC Standards Committee (SC) took place from 6 to 10 May 2019 at FAO headquarters in Rome. The meeting opened with discussions ...

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New publication! Guidelines for managing Xylella fastidiosa

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019, 16:19

Up to 95 percent of olive production is concentrated in the Mediterranean region. Indeed, Spain, Italy, Greece and Tunisia alone account for 76 percent of productive olive trees. However, in recent years, millions of olive trees in the Mediterrranean area ...

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G20 Ministers of Agriculture reaffirm importance of Plant Health in Niigata Japan

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019, 13:49

Source: FAO Twitter

Niigata, 11-12 May 2019. The G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting taking place in Niigata, Japan last weekend reaffirmed the importance of plant health to reach Sustainable Development Goals and encouraged its members and stakeholders to take full advantage ...

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