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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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Invasive Alien Species: Invitation to the Online Discussion Forum

Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019, 11:44

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity organized a moderated online discussion forum on matters related to invasive alien species, with the following timetable:

  • 1 - 31 May 2019: Methods for cost-benefit analysis
  • 1 - 30 June 2019: Methods, tools, and ...

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A Keynote Address on Plant Health and Environmental Protection presented by the CBD Executive Secretary at the CPM-13 Opening

Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018, 11:35

The 13th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-13) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) officially launched on 16 April 2018 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. Dr Cristiana Pasca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological ...

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IPPC Secretariat Participates in Tenth Meeting of the Biodiversity Liaison Group

Posted on Thu, 17 Sep 2015, 10:58

IPPC Secretary, Jingyuan Xia, and IPPC Coordinator, Craig Fedchock, were active participants in the tenth meeting of the Biodiversity Liaison Group made up of the seven sustainable development agreements (SDAs) in Geneva on September 16.

The agenda covered a wide ...

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IPPC Secretariat Meets with CBD Executive Secretary

Posted on Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 10:25

(Rome, 20 January 2015). Members of the IPPC Secretariat met with Convention on Biological Diversity Executive Secretary Dr. Braulio Dias for a detailed discussion on the relationship between the two Secretariats of the two conventions. Among other things, they discussed ...

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CBD and its Global Taxonomy Initiative is calling for experts to the Training Course on Rapid Identification of Invasive Alien Species

Posted on Tue, 20 Jan 2015, 12:30

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)1 is calling for experts to attend a training course as part of the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI)2. The course entitled: Rapid Identification of Invasive Alien Species is intended to ...

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The report from the 4th meeting of the Capacity Development Committee CDC) is now posted!

Posted on Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 16:44

The fourth meeting of the Capacity Development Committee was held in the Hague, the Netherlands between the 2nd -6th of June 2014. The full report is available here.

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The IPPC and CBD meet for their third joint meeting in Montreal

Posted on Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 16:54

Photo by CBD Secretariat On 16-17 of September, the IPPC Secretariat participated in a meeting with the Secretariat of Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), in Montreal, Canada. Joined under the Memorandum of Cooperation (2004), the two Secretariats have agreed to cooperate ...

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CBD International Day for Biological Diversity 2013: re-energizing cooperation with the IPPC

Posted on Fri, 24 May 2013, 12:24

Today, May 22, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. As in the past,this day will kick off a one-year campaign to raise awareness and encourage international engagement on challenging issues in ...

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Upcoming CBD & IPPC Meeting

Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2013, 19:22

The IPPC Secretariat will continue its cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in an upcoming workshop to be held from 11-14 February in the United Arab Emirates. The meeting will address new strategies concerning the issue ...

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The 10th Conference of Parties of the CBD gives special consideration to plant health in the newly adopted Nagoya Protocol and in discussions on invasive alien species

Posted on Wed, 17 Nov 2010, 09:10

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