Posted on Wed, 10 Feb 2021, 10:35
The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) extended an invitation to attend the 15th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-15). The Session will be held virtually on 16 and 18 March, and on 1 April 2021, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (CET) and from 3:00 to 6:00 pm (CET). The invitation letter for IPPC contracting parties can be found here, while the invitation letter for CPM observers can be found here.
The Session is being convened under the provisions of Article XI of the International Plant Protection Convention (1997) and is open to all Contracting Parties to the Convention as well as to CPM observers. According to the decisions made by a qualified majority of the IPPC contracting parties, CPM-15 will be held virtually.
The Session will be conducted in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
Registration will be held via the FAO Members Gateway for IPPC contracting parties, while CPM observers may register by submitting an email to [email protected]. IPPC contracting parties are also requested to submit their credentials to [email protected]. An example of credentials can be found here.
Upon registration, participants will receive a personalized Zoom link to attend CPM-15, which will remain the same for all sessions, including the dry-run sessions taking place on 11 March 2021 from 9:00 to 10:00 am (CET) and from 6:00 to 7:00 pm (CET).
CPM-15 papers can be found at the following page: https://www.ippc.int/en/cpm-sessions/cpm-15/