2019 Theme: Capacity Development



The national phytosanitary capacity of a contracting party is defined as "the ability of individuals, organizations and systems of a country to perform functions effectively and sustainably in order to protect plants and plant products from pests and to facilitate trade, in accordance with the IPPC".

Developing the phytosanitary capacity of IPPC contracting parties allows them to successfully imaplement theIPPC convention, International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) and the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Recommendations. The Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) provides oversight to the IPPC Secretariat s capacity development activities.

Events planned for 2019

2019-04
CPM-14 Keynote Address on Plant Health and Capacity Development by the EC Director-General for Health and Food Safety > Video
CPM-14 Special Topic Session on Capacity Development and Plant Health > Presentation
> Video
CPM-14 Side Session on Capacity Development and Plant Health > Presentation
> Video
2019-10
IPPC Seminar on Capacity Development and Plant Health > Posted below



Title Files Publication date
The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation: the right tool to strengthen NPPOs and to get access to financial resources En 16 Oct 2019
Driving better SPS decision-making: STDF’s evidence-based approach En 16 Oct 2019
Using the STDF's P-IMA framework to identify and prioritise keys Phytosanitary investments En 16 Oct 2019

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