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Capacity Development side sessions during CPM-8 (detailed information)

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

A range of side sessions to develop phytosanitary capacity among IPPC contracting parties will take place during the eighth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-8, 8-12 April 2013).

More details on these side sessions follows below. Please see the monitors in the FAO building during the week for possible updates to venues or times.

Training on IPPC Participation (3-part series) Location: Mexico Room, D211 Monday 8 April, 17-18:30 Wednesday 10 April, 18-19:30 Thursday 11 April, 13:00-14:30

A three-part series of side sessions will offer an opportunity for hands-on training on the obligations and responsibilities ...

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Standard Setting side session during CPM-8 (detailed information)

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

It was agreed that a meeting of cold treatments experts should be organized under the auspices of the Secretariat. This should involve the best experts in the world including experts from National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs) some members of the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) and the Technical Panel on pest free areas and system approaches for fruit flies (TPFF). This Expert Consultation on Cold Treatments (ECCT) is being planned to take place 4 to 6 December 2013. It is hoped the ECCT will provide a forum for discussion of issues related to the development and use of cold ...

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Lord de Mauley's Opening Message to CPM-8

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

See Lord de Mauley's message for the opening of the 8th session of the International Plant Protection Convention's yearly meeting, the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM).

Lord de Mauley is Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK.

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The 8th Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

The 8th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will be taking place on April 8-12 at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The IPPC Secretariat, a 178 member organization recognized by the World Trade Organization as the international standard setting body for plant health, will host the conference. Discussions regarding newly proposed standards, capacity development activities and developments for the future will take place. Details and additional information on the upcoming meeting can be found at: www.ippc.int under the headings of “Core Activities ...

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Deadline for submission of INF papers on CPM agenda items.

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 17:49

The IPPC Secretariat would like to remind contracting parties that the deadline for the submission of papers, for existing agenda items, for the Eigth Session of the Commission for Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) as an Information Paper (INF paper) is 1 April 2013.

Any papers received by the Secretariat from contracting parties after this date will be circulated as CPM Conference Room Papers (CRP) during the meeting from 08-12 April 2013.

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CPM 2012 Photos by Marta Masqué Barri

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:06

The IPPC Secretariat in Meetings and Celebrations during CPM7 Rome, Italy, March 2012 By Marta Masqué Barri =FIXME - add pictures

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CPM 2012 Photos by David Nowell

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:03

The IPPC Secretariat in Meetings and Celebrations during CPM7 Rome, Italy, March 2012 By David Nowell =FIXME - add pictures

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CPM 2012 Photos by Koji Onosato

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:02

The IPPC Secretariat in Meetings and Celebrations during CPM7 Rome, Italy, March 2012 By Koji Onosato =FIXME - add pictures

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IPPC Secretariat in Meetings & Celebrations during CPM7: Photo Essays

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 14:56

Rome, Italy, March 2012 Photographers (click to view): Koji Onosato Marta Masqué Barri Simon Griffee David Nowell

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November Update from the CPM Bureau

Posted on Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 09:10

Dear colleagues

The CPM Bureau, Finance Committee and the Strategic Planning Group all met in the week of 8-12 October. This note is to give you brief details of some of the items discussed and otherwise to update you on IPPC/CPM issues.

Following the departure of Lois Ransom from her post in Australia and consequent resignation from all CPM bodies, Dr Kyu-Ock Yim of the Republic of Korea kindly agreed to take the role of chair of the Finance Committee. The group discussed the presentation of financial information to the CPM and heard that whilst there is funding available ...

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July Update from the CPM Bureau

Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2012, 17:31

Colleagues

This note is to provide information about the recent CPM Bureau meeting and to give some reminders about recent requests.

Two deadlines are approaching, one for treatments to be submitted for possible international recognition and the other for nominations for the Technical Panel on the Glossary.

For phytosanitary treatments data is sought for:

Modified atmospheres and controlled atmospheres for fruit flies
Soil and Growing Media
Irradiation treatments

See https://www.ippc.int/index.php?id=1111081. The deadline is 1st September 2012.

For the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) we need nominations of French and Arabic speakers. These ...

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Dates for CPM 8 (2012) are later than normal (8-12 April 2013), and changed from the ones announced in CPM7

Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2012, 10:10

The IPPC Secretarit would like to remind contracting parties that the dates for the annual meeting of the Commission for Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) are a few weeks later than the "traditional" March time slot due to clashes with other FAO meetings. Therefore, 08 - 12 APRIL 2013 are the dates for CPM-8, instead of 18-22 March 2013 as tentatively announced in CPM7.

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CPM Bureau update

Posted on Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 10:10

The CPM Bureau agreed duringits meeting on Friday 23rd March that it would be useful to send out periodic updates and reminders about aspects of the CPM work. We hope you find this useful.

Article XIV Questionnaire

A generic questionnaire covering all Article XIV bodies has now been sent out by FAO Legal to Permanent representatives based in Rome. If youhaven’t received this or been advised by your country’s permanentrepresentative how they intend to handle responses you should get in touch with them. A deadline of 25th April2012 has been set for responses so there is not too ...

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Major achievements during the Seventh Session of Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

Posted on Fri, 30 Mar 2012, 10:10

Significant strategic decisions were made during Seventh Session of Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-7) that affect resources, processes and priority of the IPPC work programme. CPM-7 was held in Rome from 19th to 23rd March 2012. The meeting was attended 372 participants representing 143 contracting parties, 3 non-contracting parties, 2 non-governmental organizations and 13 inter-governmental organizations. Ms Ann Tutwiler, Deputy Director-General Knowledge, opened the meeting by expressing her gratitude towards the IPPC describing it as “the only organisation in the world that brings together countries and organisations that are linked to international plant health to discuss, debate and establish the ...

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