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The IPPC Expert Working Group (EWG) for the Revision of the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) 6: Guidelines for Surveillance (2009-004) met from 28th September to 2nd October 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.
The meeting, organized by the IPPC Secretariat, was hosted by the Ministry for Primary Industries of New Zealand and the chairperson was Mr Paul Stevens (New Zealand). Nine participants attended the EWG, including four experts selected by the Standards Committee (SC) from Argentina, Australia, Canada and the Netherlands, the steward from Poland and two representatives from the host/organizer.
The purpose of the EWG was to ...
The 2015 member consultation on draft ISPMs has opened today, 1 July, and it will last 150 days, closing on 30 November 2015.
The following draft ISPMs were submitted for member consultation by the Standards Committe in May 2015:
• Draft Appendix to ISPM 20 Arrangements for verification of compliance of consignments by the importing country in the exporting country (2005-003)
• Draft revisions to ISPM 15 (Regulation of wood packaging material in international trade) - Annex 1 and 2 for inclusion of the phytosanitary treatment Sulphuryl fluoride fumigation of wood packaging material (2006-010A) and the revision of the dielectric heating section in ...
The IPPC Secretariat is pleased to announce that all ISPMs adopted by the Tenth Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-10 (2015)) have been posted in all FAO languages: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/ispms/
The six ISPMs are:
• ISPM 5 Glossary of phytosanitary terms (as amended by CPM-10)
• The new Annex 3 on Phytosanitary procedures for fruit fly (Tephritidae) management to ISPM 26 Establishment of pest free areas for fruit flies (Tephritidae)
• Phytosanitary treatment 16: Cold treatment for Bactrocera tryoni on Citrus sinensis
• Phytosanitary treatment 17: Cold treatment for Bactrocera tryoni on Citrus reticulata x C. sinensis
• Phytosanitary treatment ...
The draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures that will be presented to CPM-10 (2015) for adoption have been posted in all FAO languages.
Please refer to CPM 2015/06 and attachments: https://www.ippc.int/core-activities/governance/cpm
Formal objections 14 days prior
Please be reminded that the deadline for submitting formal objections to the draft standards that will be presented for adoption at CPM-10 is 2 March 2015 at 12:00 (GMT +1) (14 days prior to the start of the session). Please refer to CPM 2015/XX document for more details (see https://www.ippc.int/core-activities/governance ...
International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) are recognized as the basis for implementing phytosanitary measures applied by Members of the World Trade Organization under the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (the SPS Agreement). ISPMs are developed through a consultative process with multiple opportunities for input by IPPC members. One of key moments for members to provide feedback is during the 100-day consultation period on draft ISPMs. Feedback given at this stage is incorporated into the draft standard that will be presented to the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures for adoption. Each year since 2001, regional workshops on ...
The IPPC Secretariat launched the new Online Comment System (OCS) on 20 June 2011, which also marked the opening of the 2011 member consultation period on draft ISPMs. All seven draft ISPMs have been uploaded into the system in English, French, and Spanish and are open for commenting using the OCS. The Secretariat has sent all IPPC Official Contact Points a username and password to login to the OCS. To access the OCS, go to: http://ocs.ippc.int/index.html. Current system requirements are Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash 10.1. Firefox and Safari will be available soon. For ...
The IPPC Secretariat has posted two draft ISPMs for review at the 2011 November Standards Committee (SC) meeting: 2004-022 Draft ISPM Systems approach for pest risk management of fruit flies (Tephritidae) and 2005-002 Draft ISPM Integrated measures for plants for planting in international trade. The documents are available for NPPO and RPPO Contact Points and for all SC members. Once approved by the SC, these two draft ISPMs will be forwarded to the CPM for adoption. To view the documents, login to the IPPC (https://www.ippc.int/) and paste this link into your browser: https://www.ippc.int/index ...
The IPPC Secretariat is in the process of organizing 7 regional workshops to discuss the draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) which will be sent for country consultation in June 2006. There will be a period of 100 days for countries to submit their comments to the Secretariat for consideration by the Standards Committee (SC) in November 2006.
The workshops are open to governments only (funding priority to IPPC contracting parties) and other interested parties should work through the IPPC contact point in their country to ensure that their comments and concerns are addressed. Not all workshops currently have ...
Newly reformatted ISPMs have been posted on the IPP (https://www.ippc.int/index.php?id=13399 ) in English. These have been revised to help ensure consistency between past and newly adopted standards and follow the newly developed IPPC Style Guide. These reformatted ISPMs were uploaded as PDF files so that it allows users flexibility in combining the ISPMs into specialized books of standards as needed (for example a book of standards on PRA).
In addition, taking this opportunity, the following points were incorporated into these ISPMs:
Publication history – Record of milestones for standards setting
The new format now ...
The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures are now available on the IPP in Portuguese, courtesy of the Brazilian Ministèrio da Agricultura, Pecuaria e Abastecimento.
To access the standards in Portuguese, go to the following page and click on the ISPM of interest - https://www.ippc.int/index.php?id=ispms.
Arrangements are underway to make the standards available on the IPP in Japanese and Korean as well.
Other organizations are invited to enter into copublishing agreements with FAO. For further information, please contact the IPPC Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org).
As Normas Internacionais Para Medidas Fitossanitárias estão agora disponíveis no web ...
The IPPC Secretariat has posted two SC-7 revised draft ISPMs for review by the Standards Committee (SC) meeting:
2004-022 Draft ISPM Systems approach for pest risk management of fruit flies (Tephritidae) and 2005-002 Draft ISPM Integrated measures for plants for planting in international trade. These draft ISPMs are available on the IPP (www.ippc.int) for NPPO and RPPO Contact Points and for all SC members. To access these documents please log on to the IPP and paste the following web link into your browser (https://www.ippc.int/index.php?id=1111026).
The Report of Standard Committee and Standard ...
The IPPC Secretariat has posted the compiled comments on draft ISPMs from the 2010 Member Consultation period. All comments were submitted through the IPPC Official Contact Point between 20 June and 30 September 2010.
The IPPC Secretariat would again like to thank the NPPOs of Malaysia, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, and Zambia and the RPPO of COSAVE for volunteering to compile the member comments for this year.
The draft standards approved for Member Consultation 2010 were:
Systems approaches for pest risk management of fruit flies (comments compiled by the Philippines) Submission of new treatments for inclusion in ISPM 15 ...
The following Regional Workshops on draft ISPMs have been placed on hold due to the lack of funding (click on the link for more details): Francophone Africa Caribbean Central Asia
Should donors be interested in funding these workshops, please contact the IPPC Secretariat.
The Regional Workshops on draft ISPMs have been held in the following regions (click on the links for more details): Asia (Fully sponsored by the Republic of Korea) Anglophone Africa (Partial funding provided by the US) Latin America (Fully sponsored by the EC) Near East(Fully self-funded) Pacific (Funding provided by Australia, New Zealand and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)) Reports are posted at: Reports of regional workshops on draft ISPMs
The IPPC Secretariat would like to express its gratitude to the countries and organizations that provided funding for these workshops.