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The International Year of Plant Health closing ceremony marks a new beginning for global plant health

Posted on Thu, 01 Jul 2021, 17:54

Rome, 1 July 2021. The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) has officially came to an end with a high level closing ceremony hosted by the FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu and attended by over 600 participants online. During his opening …

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Message on IYPH delivered at CFS High-Level Special Event

Posted on Tue, 27 Oct 2020, 11:56

At the occasion of the CFS High-Level Special Event, Mr Bommakanti Rajender, Alternate Permanent Representative of the Indian Mission to FAO and newly appointed Chairperson of COAG, delivered the following message highlighting the relationship between plant health and food security: …

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There is no food security without plant health

Posted on Fri, 16 Oct 2020, 11:39

World Food Day 2020 calls for global solidarity with the most vulnerable, marking a steppingstone in the path to promote plant health and eradicate hunger.

Rome, 16 October 2020. Never before has the importance of ensuring the right to …

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Successful webinar on Plant Health and “One Health” approach organized by Italian research institutions

Posted on Fri, 17 Jul 2020, 07:24

Rome, 15 July 2020. Over 200 participants joined the virtual round table organized by four Italian institutions: the Italian Entomological Society, the Italian National Academy for Entomology, the Italian Plant Protection Association, and the Italian Society for Plant Pathology, on …

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IPPC Contracting Parties step up in issuing postage stamps to promote the International Year of Plant Health in 2020

Posted on Tue, 16 Jun 2020, 07:14

Rome, June 2020. Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, so far June has been a month rich in activities to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020.

Many initiatives are being undertaken by IPPC contracting parties (CPs) …

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Successful webinar on International Year of Plant Health hosted by Italian Federation of Doctors in Agronomy and Forestry

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 14:34

Rome, 24 April 2020. Mirko Montuori, Project Officer (International Year of Plant Health) spoke at a webinar organized by FIDAF, the Italian Federation of Doctors in Agronomy and Forestry. The webinar, attended by 101 participants, was organized by Nicola …

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Key messages from the IPPC Secretariat on plant health and Covid-19

Posted on Thu, 19 Mar 2020, 16:37

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is an inter-governmental treaty signed by 184 countries, aiming at protecting the world's plant resources from the spread and introduction of pests, and promoting safe trade. The Convention introduced International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures …

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Belgium dedicates a special 2 Euro coin to plant health at the occasion of the IYPH 2020

Posted on Fri, 06 Mar 2020, 18:01

Brussels, 5 March 2020 – The Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment of Belgium and the Royal Mint of Belgium issued a 2 Euro commemorative coin to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 …

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Launch event of International Year of Plant Health 2020

Posted on Sun, 01 Dec 2019, 15:17

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) launch event will take place at FAO headquarters as a special session of the 163rd session of the FAO Council on Monday, 2 December.

The FAO Director-General will open the plant health exhibition …

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International Year of Plant Health IYPH) launch event

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 14:16

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) launch event will take place at FAO headquarters as a special session of the 163rd session of the FAO Council on Monday, 2 December.

The FAO Director-General will open the plant health exhibition …

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New IYPH website launched

Posted on Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 12:58

The new website of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) was launched today.

Visit it at www.fao.org/plant-health-2020

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New publication: IYPH get started

Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 07:21

FAO and the IPPC Secretariat published the IYPH get started guide in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Read it here: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca5188en

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G20 Ministers of Agriculture reaffirm importance of Plant Health in Niigata Japan

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019, 11:49

Source: FAO Twitter

Niigata, 11-12 May 2019. The G20 Agriculture Ministers Meeting taking place in Niigata, Japan last weekend reaffirmed the importance of plant health to reach Sustainable Development Goals and encouraged its members and stakeholders to take full advantage …

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Fifth IPPC IYPH Steering Committee meeting Report posted!

Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019, 11:10

The report of the fifth meeting of the IPPC IYPH Steering Committee (now IYPH Technical Advisory Board) is available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/

The direct link is available here.

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