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The International Year of Plant Health IYPH) partners meet to share ideas and build an IYPH network

Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019, 12:48

The first International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 partners meeting took place at FAO headquarters on 6 April 2019. © FAO

6 April 2019, Rome - The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 is a once in a …

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Call for human-interest stories on plant health for IYPH 2020

Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019, 11:18

At the CPM-14 session held last week, FAO and the IPPC Secretariat launched a call for human-interest stories on plant health. The call is intended to promote real stories about how plant health affects the lives of a variety …

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IYPH Partners Coordination Meeting agenda posted!

Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019, 15:26

The agenda of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) partners coordination meeting is now available: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/739/

This meeting will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome on Saturday 6 April 2019 and is open to Regional Plant Protection Organizations, …

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IYPH forum / first poll

Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019, 10:27

The IYPH forum can now be reached via the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/ (at the top right of the screen). Users must be logged in to participate in the forum discussion.

We encourage your participation to the first poll: What are …

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Plant Health in the news!

Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018, 11:14

The UN General Assembly has declared 2020 the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). This global observance is expected to raise awareness of the importance of plant health to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals and to strengthen plant protection services …

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A year to celebrate plants: UN proclaims 2020 the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018, 16:32

IPPC hails proclamation of the International Year of Plant Health

UN General Assembly proclaims 2020 as year to recognize and protect plant health

20 December 2018, Rome - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Plant Protection Convention …

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UN General Assembly Second Committee approves IYPH resolution

Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018, 06:21

New York, 8 November 2018. The Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has just adopted the resolution on the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020 by consensus. The process for the IYPH 2020 proclamation will …

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Decisive steps taken towards the proclamation of the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Tue, 30 Oct 2018, 09:10

Shown left to right: Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland Ralf Lopian, APHIS Deputy Administrator Osama El-Lissy, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Finland Jaana Husu-Kallio, Finnish Ambassador Kai Sauer, …

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Important communication on International Year of Plant Health En Fr ES

Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 13:02

Dear NPPOs and RPPOs,

As you are aware, we are getting close to the decision to proclaim 2020 the International Year of Plant Health. A resolution to this effect will soon be available on the UN e-document system. (http://www.un.org/en/ga/second/73/documentslist.shtml …

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Prompting action towards an International Year of Plant Health in 2020

Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018, 11:54

Plants account for over 80% of the human diet and are indispensable for food security. Healthy plants are also vital to sustainable and profitable crop production and to the quality supply of food, fuel, and fiber. Plant pests and diseases …

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Fourth meeting of IYPH Steering Committee held at FAO HQs

Posted on Mon, 30 Apr 2018, 12:50

From 23 to 25 April 2018 the International Year of Plant Health Steering Committee of the IPPC (IYPH StC) held its fourth meeting at FAO headquarters in Rome.

Led by Chairperson Ralf LOPIAN (Finland), and supported by the IPPC Secretariat, …

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CPM-13 Side Session on the 2020 International Year of Plant Health held at FAO HQ

Posted on Fri, 20 Apr 2018, 15:42

A side session on the 2020 International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) was held in the Plenary Hall at the FAO Headquarters in Rome on Thursday 19th April at the margins of the Thirteenth Session of the Commission of Phytosanitary …

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Successful Start to the Campaign for an International Year of Plant Health in 2020!

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016, 11:52

On Tuesday September 27th a well-attended side session at the 25th meeting of the Committee on Agriculture marked the official beginning of the campaign to establish an International Year of Plant Health in 2020. A number of speakers, including FAO …

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Dispute avoidance and settlement towards 2020

Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2015, 10:34

Rome, Italy, 9 - 11 September 2015. The 12th meeting of the IPPC Subsidiary Body for Dispute Settlement (SBDS) was held at the FAO Headquarters in Rome and the chairpersonship of Ms Mennie Gerritsen-Wielard (Europe Region member). Members from Africa, …

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