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Latest Calls from the IPPC Secretariat

Call for case studies for the IPPC Guide on Pest Free Areas

Publicado on Vie, 19 Oct 2018, 14:19 None
Fecha límite on Vie, 09 Nov 2018, 00:00

The Intentional Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat has recently launched a call for case studies - with relevant pictures - to be included in a Guide on Pest Free Areas and a related database. The Guide aims to provide general guidance to National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs) wanting to establish and maintain:

  • pest free areas (PFA);

  • pest free places of production (PFPP);

  • pest free production sites (PFPS) and

  • areas of low pest prevalence (ALLP).

It will clarify the principal requirements for the establishment, maintenance, declaration and recognition of PFAs, PFPPs, PFPSs and ALLPs.

The IPPC Pest Free Area guide and supplementary resources ...

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2018-09 CALL FOR EXPERTS

Publicado on Vie, 28 Sep 2018, 14:25 None
Fecha límite on Mié, 31 Oct 2018, 23:59

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting submissions for experts to take part in:

  • the Expert working group (EWG) to develop an international standard on Audits in the phytosanitary context (2015-014) (see Specification 66)
  • the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT). (see Specification TP3)

Nominations are due 31 October 2018.

The EWG on Audits in the phytosanitary context will convene in 2019 and it is tentatively planned to be held from 03 June to 07 June 2019 in Toronto, Canada.

The next TPPT meeting will convene in 2019 and it is tentatively planned to be held from 08 ...

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Call for Trade Cases to receive support from the project - "Rolling out Systems Approach Globally: sharing tools for enhanced application of Systems Approach and market negotiation on plant pest risk" (MTF/INT/336/STF STDF/PG/503)

Publicado on Mar, 25 Sep 2018, 11:38 None
Fecha límite on Jue, 25 Oct 2018, 00:00

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is calling for Trade Cases on pest risk management to improve negotiations over market access. Selected Trade Cases will receive support in implementing pest risk management decision support tools for export commodities, as part of the project “Rolling out Systems Approach Globally", which is funded by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) and implemented by the IPPC Secretariat, in collaboration with the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London (ICL). Trade Cases involving pest risk management for imports, and pathways, will also be considered.

Deadline: 25 October 2018

Who can apply?

National ...

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Draft diagnostic protocols (DPs) under DP notification period

Publicado on Vie, 29 Jun 2018, 14:35 None
Fecha límite on Mié, 15 Ago 2018, 23:59

The Standard Committee (SC) approved the following draft diagnostic protocols (DPs) for the DP notification period:

  • Xylella fastidiosa (2004-024)
  • Austropuccinia psidii (2006-018)
  • Ips spp. (2006-020)
  • Bactrocera dorsalis complex (2006-026)
  • Conotrachelus nenuphar (2013-002)
  • Revision of DP2: Plum pox virus (2016-007)

Contracting parties have 45 days to review the approved DPs and submit an objection, if any, along with a technical justification and suggestions for improvement of the approved DP. If no objection is received, the DP is considered adopted by the SC on behalf of the CPM.

This notification period starts on 01 July 2018 and ends on 15 August 2018 ...

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CALL FOR REFERENCE MATERIAL TO ASSIST THE FOCUS GROUP ON COMMODITY AND PATHWAY STANDARDS

Publicado on Mar, 26 Jun 2018, 14:05 None
Fecha límite on Vie, 31 Ago 2018, 14:05

The IPPC Secretariat is soliciting reference materials and discussion papers in preparation for the meeting of the Focus Group on Commodity and Pathway Standards, which will take place 3-5 October in Rome, Italy.

As laid out in their Terms of Reference, the Focus Group is tasked with analyzing and discussing multiple aspects of the development of commodity and pathway specific standards, and to develop recommendations and guidance for the CPM.

In order for the focus group to effectively address their tasks, CPM-13 (2018) requested IPPC contracting parties, Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) and other interested parties to submit reference materials ...

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2018 June Call for Experts

Publicado on Lun, 18 Jun 2018, 14:43 None
Fecha límite on Mar, 31 Jul 2018, 23:59

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting submissions for experts to take part in:

• The Focus Group on Commodity and Pathway Standards

• The Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) – Expert for English language

Nominations are due 31 July 2018.

The Focus Group on Commodity and Pathway Standards will convene 3-5 October 2018 in Rome, Italy.

The next TPG meeting will convene 3-6 December 2018 in Rome, Italy.

More information can be found here.

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2018 Call for Topics: Standards and Implementation

Publicado on Mié, 02 May 2018, 09:05 None
Fecha límite on Vie, 31 Ago 2018, 23:59

Ceratitis capitata (Mediterreanean fruit fly) – one of the world’s most destructive agricultural pests. Photo by Derric Nimmo, 2011.

The 2018 call for topics: Standards and Implementation starts on 1 May 2018 and ends on 31 August 2018. The call is made every two years. As agreed by the 13th Session of the As agreed by the 13th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM), the call for topics solicits proposals for both Standards and Implementation resources to be included in the IPPC work programme and to fill gaps in the Framework for Standards and Implementation. IPPC contracting parties ...

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Call for presentations on the successes and challenges of implementation of the IPPC at the CPM-13 Session (April 2018)

Publicado on Mié, 17 Ene 2018, 14:03 None
Fecha límite on Jue, 08 Mar 2018, 23:59

@ Tung Beng, 2014. The colours of Ladybug, Vietnam.

The International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat requests IPPC contracting parties and RPPOs to propose cases of successful experiences or to highlight challenges faced while implementing the IPPC, its ISPMs and Commission for Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Recommendations for presentation at CPM-13.

The objective of this CPM session is to enable IPPC contracting parties to share their experiences on addressing implementation issues which might be of general interest to other IPPC contracting parties. The session is intended as a forum for contracting parties and RPPOs to report:

  • on positive solutions to their main challenges ...

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Call for discussion papers for the Expert working group (EWG) on Guidance on pest risk management (2014-001)

Publicado on Vie, 08 Dic 2017, 16:26 None

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting discussion papers in preparation for the meeting of the Expert Working Group (EWG) on Guidance on pest risk management (2014-001) which will take place from 5 to 9 March 2018 in Malta.

The EWG will develop a draft standard according to Specification 63 on Guidance on pest risk management (http://www.ippc.int/en/publications/81795/).

IPPC contracting parties and other interested parties are invited to submit discussion papers by 22 January 2018 to the IPPC Secretariat ( ippc@fao.org and celine.germain@fao.org) for the EWG to consider. Thank ...

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Convocatoria de expertos : grupo de trabajo de expertos sobre la Orientación sobre el manejo del riesgo de plagas (2014-001)

Publicado on Lun, 07 Ago 2017, 09:32 None
Fecha límite on Mié, 20 Sep 2017, 09:32

La Secretaría de la Convención Internacional de Protección Fitosanitaria (CIPF) solicita candidaturas de expertos debidamente cualificados para participar en el grupo de trabajo de expertos (GTE) para la elaboración de un proyecto de norma internacional de medidas fitosanitarias sobre la Orientación sobre el manejo del riesgo de plagas (2014-001).

Las candidaturas deben presentarse a más tardar el 20 de septiembre de 2017.

De seis a ocho expertos cuyos conocimientos abarquen, en su conjunto, los siguientes ámbitos:

  • realización de análisis del riesgo de plagas,
  • evaluación y selección de opciones de manejo del riesgo de plagas
  • aplicación de medidas fitosanitarias en el ...

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Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) - Call for alternate member nominations from the Asia and Europe regions

Publicado on Mié, 05 Jul 2017, 13:41 None
Fecha límite on Lun, 31 Jul 2017, 23:57

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations from national IPPC Official Contact Points and/or Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) for appropriately qualified individuals to be alternate members of the new IPPC subsidiary body – the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC), to replace the Capacity Development Committee (CDC). Alternate members are required to be nominated from each region to participate in meetings of the IC when the regional member is unable to attend.

The number of individuals nominated per contracting party and/or RPPO has no limitation, multiple nominations submitted will be considered.

The Terms of Reference ...

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2017 July - Sea Container Task Force - Call for Experts

Publicado on Mar, 04 Jul 2017, 14:59 None
Fecha límite on Lun, 31 Jul 2017, 23:57

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified experts from contracting parties (CPs) to participate in a Sea Container Task Force to supervise implementation of the Complementary Action Plan for Assessing and Managing the Pest Threats Associated with Sea Containers.

Nominations from the national official IPPC contact point should be submitted to the CPM Bureau member from your region (with a copy to the IPPC Secretariat ippc@fao.org) by 31 July 2017.

The nominations will be reviewed and the IPPC Secretariat will recommend experts to the CPM Bureau for selection based on the experience ...

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July 2017 - Call for discussion papers for the Expert working group (EWG) on the Revision of ISPM 8 (Determination of pest status in an area) (2009-005)

Publicado on Lun, 03 Jul 2017, 15:46 None
Fecha límite on Lun, 07 Ago 2017, 23:44

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting discussion papers in preparation for the meeting of the Expert Working Group (EWG) on the Revision of ISPM 8 (Determination of pest status in an area) (2009-005) which will take place from 18 to 22 September 2017 in Hanoi, Viet Nam.

The EWG will develop a draft standard according to Specification 59 on the Revision of ISPM 8 (Determination of pest status in an area) (https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/2369/).

IPPC contracting parties and other interested parties are invited to submit discussion papers by 07 August 2017 to the ...

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Proyectos de protocolos de diagnóstico (PD) se encuentran en el período de notificación de PD

Publicado on Vie, 30 Jun 2017, 16:28 None
Fecha límite on Mar, 15 Ago 2017, 23:55

El Comité de Normas (CN) aprobó los siguientes proyectos de protocolos de diagnóstico (PD) para el período de notificación de PD:

  • Phytophthora ramorum (2004-013)
  • Tomato spotted wilt virus, Impatiens necrotic spot virus and Watermelon silver mottle virus (2004-019).

Las partes contratantes tienen 45 días para examinar el proyecto de PD aprobado y presentar, en su caso, una objeción oficial acompañada de la justificación técnica y las sugerencias de mejora del protocolo de diagnóstico aprobado. Si no se recibe ninguna objeción, el PD quedará aprobado para al CN, en nombre del CMF.

Este período de notificación se inicia el 01 de ...

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