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The IPPC Dispute Settlement System: consultation between EU and SA

Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 22:51

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On 26 February 2013, the IPPC Secretariat hosted a formal consultation between South Africa and the European Union under the IPPC Dispute Settlement System (DSS) concerning a phytosanitary trade dispute related to Citrus Black Spot. There is an IPPC obligation that disputing parties consult with one another in an attempt to resolve a dispute before the dispute may be presented to a dispute panel. With the assistance of a facilitator, both parties presented their positions on the dispute during the consultation, offered potential solutions to the dispute, and after several hours of productive discussion, arrived at a way ...

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Review of the IPPC Dispute Settlement System

Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 17:49

On 4 - 6 March 2013, members of the IPPC Subsidiary Body for Dispute Settlement (SBDS) met at FAO Headquarters in Rome for their 9th meeting to discuss the status and progress made in the IPPC Dispute Settlement System (DSS). A major task of this meeting was the review of the IPPC DSS based on the experiences of the past 5 years. During the 3-day meeting, the IPPC Secretariat, together with members from Africa, Europe, North America, the Pacific and the Near East, worked to clarify their role in facilitating formal and informal dispute settlements. It concluded that while the formal ...

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