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The FAO-IPPC-CIHEAM International Workshop on Xylella fastidiosa successfully held in Bari, Italy

Posted on Wed, 04 May 2016, 13:25

The FAO-IPPC-CIHEAM International Workshop on Xylella fastidiosa & the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS) was successfully held from 19-22 April 2016, in Bari, Italy. The Workshop was organized by FAO, IPPC and CIHEAM (the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies), with support of the Near East Plant Protection Organization (NEPPO) and the European Plant Protection Organization (EPPO). This is the first international workshop on Xylella fastidiosa since such destructive phytosanitary pest was reported on the olive trees in 2013, in Puglia, Italy. Over 140 participants attended the Workshop, who is from 36 countries as well as eight international and regional ...

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IPPC Workshops in Central Africa to discuss meeting national reporting obligations and participation in the standard setting process.

Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2012, 09:10

Two workshops were held in Libreville, Gabon, from 29 October - 03 November for 10 Central African countries as part of a phytosanitary capacity development project TCP/RAF/3312 funded by FAO. There were 19 participants from the region and the IPPC Secretariat.

The overall IPPC objectives are:

protecting local food security systems from new pest outbreaks; protecting the environment (including forestry), and hence plant resources, from pests of plants; and the safe (phytosanitary) trade of plants and plant products. The first half of the week was about national participation in the IPPC standard setting process. The second half of the ...

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Workshop on the International Movement of Grain Meeting Report and Presentations Available

Posted on Fri, 10 Feb 2012, 09:10

We would like to inform you that the meeting report and all workshop presentations from the Workshop on the International Movement of Grain are now posted on the IPP at https://www.ippc.int/core-activities/review-global-plant-protection/international-movement-grain-workshop

The results from this workshop will be presented to CPM-7 (2012) in CPM document 2012/19. The document is currently under review by the CPM Bureau and will be posted soon on the IPP at https://www.ippc.int/core-activities/governance/cpm.

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Workshop on Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation in Lebanon

Posted on Fri, 14 Oct 2011, 10:10

The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) of the phytosanitary services in Lebanon was carried out in Beirut, Lebanon during the period 08 – 13 May, 2011, within the framework of the project: GCP/LEB/021/ITA. The application of the PCE was requested by the Government of Lebanon and supported by the FAO in-country representation.

The PCE was requested on the basis that it would identify the country priorities for strengthening the phytosanitary services and preparation of a national action plan (strategic framework).

The technical staff of the NPPO, as well as other relevant institutions such LARI (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute), universities ...

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Reminder to register for the Open-ended IPPC workshop on the International Movement of Grain

Posted on Fri, 14 Oct 2011, 10:10

Dear IPPC contact point,

This is a reminder that the Open-ended IPPC workshop on the International Movement of Grain will take place 6 to 8 December 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The CPM-5 (2010) terms of reference for this workshop are attached.

The North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) has offered their services to organize this workshop and full details on this workshop are posted on NAPPO’s web site: http://www.nappo.org/en/?sv=&category=Workshops&title=Grain .

We encourage those interested to ensure they submit their completed registration forms to the NAPPO Secretariat no later than ...

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Chinese NPPO holds workshop on information exchange

Posted on Fri, 03 Dec 2010, 09:10

Group discussionsA workshop to train NPPO officers on the use of the International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP) was held successfully in Beijing, China from 26-28 October 2010. The workshop was funded by the Ministry of Agriculture of China and jointly hosted by China, the APPPC and the IPPC Secretariat. The purpose of the workshop was to explain national phytosanitary information exchange obligations under the Convention and to provide training on how the IPPC Contact Point and/or nominated IPP editors can use the IPP to meet national reporting obligations.

Fifteen Participants from the Secretariat of Ministry of Agricultrue (MOA), Administration for ...

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Regional workshops on draft ISPMs support participation in the standards setting process

Posted on Mon, 08 Nov 2010, 09:10

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 ...

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Information exchange workshop with the NPPO in Libreville , Gabon

Posted on Sun, 06 Dec 2009, 09:10

In November 2009, a workshop was held in Libreville, Gabon, with the aim of increasing familiarity with the Convention and the information exchange obligations identified in the Convention. Participants included the IPPC Contact Point, inspection agents from the ports and agricultural agents from the field. Workshop participants reviewed the reporting types identified in the convention, the parties responsible for reporting, functions of the information, receiving parties, and the related standards. There were also practical exercises regarding accessing, navigating and adding information to the IPPC website.

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Update: Regional workshops on draft ISPMs 2008

Posted on Fri, 19 Sep 2008, 10:10

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.

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2006 Regional Workshops on draft ISPMs

Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 10:10

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 ...

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Plant Health Risk Analysis Workshop

Posted on Fri, 05 Aug 2005, 10:10

The preliminary agenda for the upcoming International Plant Health Risk Analysis workshop, to take place 24-28 October 2005 in Niagara Falls, Canada, is now available.

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