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The IPPC towards 2020 and beyond

Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015, 17:00

The 4th Strategic Planning Group (SPG) meeting was held in Rome from 13-15 October 2015, with the main theme “The IPPC toward 2020”. The meeting was chaired by Ms Lois Ransom (Australia), with presence of 27 participants from 22 contracting parties. Two rapporteurs were selected for the meeting - Mr Lucien Kouame Konan (Ivory Coast) and Mr Sam Bishop (United Kingdom). All participants were welcomed and invited to actively participate in the discussions. The SPG chairperson highlighted that the meeting focus on discussions of strategic nature to set the future priorities of the IPPC.

Mr. Jingyuan Xia, the IPPC Secretary, made ...

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Providing Strategic Foresight for the Next 20 Years

Posted on Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 17:11

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Strategic Planning Group (SPG) meeting took place from 7-10 October 2014 in Rome, Italy, to provide strategic guidance to the IPPC governing body. The SPG attracted 23 strategic thinkers from 19 countries around the world, including 9 developing countries.

A wide range of issues were discussed and included key secretariat work such as the development of an IPPC implementation programme on surveillance, the framework for standards development, the revised national reporting obligations programme, and the ePhyto feasibility study. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM – IPPC governing body) Bureau provided an update on 2014 activities ...

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Strategic Planning Group holds October 2013 Meeting

Posted on Mon, 14 Oct 2013, 18:59

The IPPC Strategic Planning Group (SPG) met on 8-10 October 2013 in Rome, Italy, to provide strategic perspectives to the various tasks of the IPPC. Of the thirty-three participants at the meeting, nearly twenty countries were represented.

The group reviewed and actively discussed a range of strategic issues in the IPPC including ISPM 15 mark registration, the ePhyto Feasibility study, national reporting obligations (NROs), policy for partnerships, and processes regarding implementation (i.e. how to efficiently frame the IPPC activities involving standards development and capacity development around the new phase of IRSS). The ePhyto Steering Group also provided a presentation ...

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