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Major Achievements in Standard Setting of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017

Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018, 15:13

Remarkable achievements were obtained in standard setting within the IPPC Secretariat for 2017. This was enabled through the efforts of the Standard Setting Unit (SSU) with the support of the Integration and Support Team (IST) and the Implementation Facilitation Unit ...

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The IPPC Seminar: Plant Health Standards and Food Security

Posted on Tue, 17 May 2016, 10:41

The 4th IPPC seminar on Plant Health Standards and Food Security, was held at FAO-HQ (Sheikh Zayed Centre) on 13 May 2016, which focused on how standards for plant health directly enhances food security globally. Over 100 participants attended the ...

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The IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America

Posted on Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 14:09

The IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America was held 20-23 October 2015 in Lima, Peru. The Workshop was hosted by the Peruvian NPPO, organized by the Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), and financially supported by COSAVE, OIRSA and the ...

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International Cooperation on Fruit Flies continues

Posted on Thu, 29 Oct 2015, 13:52

The Technical Panel on Pest Free Areas and Systems Approaches for Fruit Flies (TPFF) convened in Vienna from 19 to 23 October 2015.

The TPFF is composed of 10 international fruit fly experts and includes a representative of the Joint ...

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The IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean Region (2015)

Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015, 07:44

The 2015 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean Region was held on 29 September – 1 October, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The workshop was organized by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the IPPC Secretariat ...

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Clarification on issues of implementation of IPPC standards

Posted on Mon, 28 Oct 2013, 17:05

In recent correspondence between the IPPC Secretary, Mr. Yukio Yokoi, and the Secretary General of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Mr. Rob Steele, it was clarified that the ISO Central Secretariat has never promoted ISO standard adoption as mandatory ...

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Regional discussions for eastern Europe and countries that speak Russian to talk about proposed IPPC international standards

Posted on Mon, 24 Sep 2012, 10:10

During the week of July 17-20, the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat participated in the joint IPPC/FAO/EPPO regional workshop for the review of draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) in Bykovo, Russia. The workshop was graciously ...

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When to comment on IPPC standards 2012

Posted on Thu, 03 May 2012, 10:10

NPPOs and RPPOs,

As you may be aware, CPM-7 (2012) recently adopted several recommendations for improving the IPPC Standard setting process, which will be appended to the CPM-7 (2012) meeting report. The CPM had also agreed that the Secretariat would ...

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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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New standards adopted and key standards revised during the sixth session of the CPM; focus group to work on improving the standards setting process

Posted on Tue, 29 Mar 2011, 10:10

Opening speeches at CPM-6

In addition to adopting four strategic objectives for 2012-2019, the Commission also adopted new International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) and identified the need to improve the standards setting process.

Early in the meeting, the CPM ...

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