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IPPC Moves to New Software Platform

Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2013, 16:01

The software used to run www.ippc.int has changed in order to provide a better experience to our users. We will finally have: 1. Clean URLs - www.ippc.int/about/ instead of abominations such as www.ippc.int/index ...

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IPPC Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:27

The International Plant Protection Convention at 60 years: increasingly essential as pest risk increases due to globalization. 60 Years in various languages Rome, 6th of December of 2011. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will celebrate its 60th anniversary in ...

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It is time to begin celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the IPPC!

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:20

The 60th anniversary gives us the opportunity to not only celebrate the birth of the IPPC and the work it has accomplished, but also to enhance and expand awareness of the IPPC mission and work programme. In order to do ...

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IPPC: 60 years Protecting Plant Resources from the increasing threat posed by the changing global framework

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:08

The future of the food security is threatened: according to FAO estimates, global output needs to expand by about 70% in order to meet the food needs of the population expected in 2050. A big part of this threat is ...

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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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IPPC Membership of the CPM Bureau Standards Committee SC) and the Subsidiary Body on Dispute Settlement SBDS)

Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2013, 19:22

The Secretariat is currently soliciting nominations from all FAO regions for members and potential replacements for the Standards Committee and Subsidiary Body on Dispute Settlement. Both subsidiary bodies, containing members from all seven FAO regions, are responsible for the crucial ...

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Italian Rural Development Directorate hosts first meeting of International Plant Protection Convention's Capacity Development Committee

Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 14:52

December 2012, Rome - The Rural Development Directorate of the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies hosted the launch of the new Capacity Development Committee of the International Plant Protection Convention. The International Plant Protection Convention is an international treaty ...

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International Plant Protection Convention Launches Capacity Development Committee

Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 14:36

Photo: Simon Griffee The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will hold the initial meeting of the IPPC Capacity Development Committee (CDC) from 03-07 December 2012, hosted by the Italian Rural Development Directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture in Rome. The ...

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The importance of actively protecting the IPPC certification of wood packaging material - ISPM 15. A successful action!

Posted on Thu, 06 Dec 2012, 09:10

Several countries have needed to initiate their national legal process to protect the IPPC certification mark (from ISPM 15: 2009) with the assistance of FAO legal expertise when necessary. The purpose of the ISPM 15 program is to protect the ...

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The IPPC and Rio+20

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 10:10

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With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development underway, final talks and negotiations are nearing completion regarding the draft agreement, entitled the Future we want , which is intended to improve energy, water and food security in poorer countries, phase ...

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The IPPC and RIO+20

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 10:10

With the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development underway, final talks and negotiations are nearing completion regarding the draft agreement, entitled the Future we want , which is intended to improve energy, water and food security in poorer countries, phase out ...

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CELEBRATING THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE IPPC

Posted on Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 10:10

With the IPPC officially turning 60 years old today, the FAO has published an article on their home page celebrating the Convention s anniversary. It is a reminder of why the IPPC and its work are so important.

The IPPC ...

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IPPC Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Posted on Tue, 06 Dec 2011, 09:10

The International Plant Protection Convention at 60 years: increasingly essential as pest risk increases due to globalization.

Rome, 6th of December of 2011. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2012. This multilateral international agreement ...

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New recommendations for improving the way IPPC standards are developed

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2011, 10:10

As requested by CPM-6 a Focus Group on Improving the IPPC Standard Setting Process was convened in July 2011 at EPPO Headquarters in Paris and concluded that current procedures provide a thorough, transparent and consensus-based standard setting process for general ...

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