Vista de elementos de July, 2017

The IPPC Secretariat’s Brainstorming on Plant Health and Trade Facilitation

Publicado on Lun, 10 Jul 2017, 10:08

A successful brainstorming session on plant health and trade facilitation was conducted by the IPPC Secretariat on 14 June 2017 in FAO-HQs. This is one of the activities undertaken within the context of 2017 as the IPPC year of Plant Health and Trade Facilitation, in preparation of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020. The main objectives of the brainstorming were to reflect on the importance of plant health for facilitating safe trade, and to collect ideas and information on the topics that will be further addressed at the upcoming IPPC seminars on plant health and trade facilitation ...

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Seeking for Potential Bilateral Cooperation between the IPPC and the WB

Publicado on Vie, 07 Jul 2017, 14:28

On 29 June 2017, the IPPC Delegate led by the IPPC Secretary Jingyuan Xia and including Craig Fedchock and Shane Sela, met with the World Bank (WB) team composed of Klaus Tilmes, Director of Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, Jose Guilherme Reis, Practice Manager of Trade, and William Gain, Global Product Specialist for Trade Facilitation & Border Management. The discussion was focused on the possible cooperation of the IPPC with the WB in the areas of improving border agency collaboration, advancing trade facilitation, and promoting electronic certification and relevant issues in SPS diagnostics.

There was a general consensus that the timing is ...

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Strengthening Cooperation between the IPPC and the STDF

Publicado on Vie, 07 Jul 2017, 12:25

IPPC 2017 – IPPC Secretariat Rome, Italy. Meeting participants convene to discuss cooperation between the IPPC and the STDF

IPPC Secretary, Jingyuan Xia held a meeting with Melvin Spreij, the Secretary of the Standard Trade Development Facility (STDF) on 3 July 2017, at FAO-HQ, in Rome Italy. IPPC Programme Specialist Orlando Sosa, IPPC Capacity Development Officer Sarah Brunel, and IPPC Consultant Laura Vicaria participated in the meeting. The meeting’s objective was to discuss all IPPC projects funded by the STDF as well as further cooperation between the IPPC with the STDF.

The STDF-funded IPPC ePhyto Solution project was discussed with ...

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The CPM Bureau Meeting Held in Washington DC, USA

Publicado on Jue, 06 Jul 2017, 14:49

The CPM Bureau met for its annual June meeting on 20-23 June 2017 in Washington DC, USA. The meeting was chaired by Lois RANSOM, the CPM Chair, and opened by Jingyuan XIA the IPPC Secretary. The meeting was attended by the Bureau members of Lucien KOUAME KONAN, Marie-Claude FOREST, Francisco Javier TRUJILLO ARRIAGA, Corné VAN ALPHEN and Kyu-Ock YIM, as well as the IPPC Secretariat core team members of Craig FEDCHOCK, Brent LARSON, Orlando SOSA, Dorota BUZON and Marko BENOVIC. The Director of the FAO Liaison Office Vimlendra SHARADAN welcomed the CPM Bureau Members and the IPPC Secretariat staff to ...

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The IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group Meeting Held in Washington DC, USA

Publicado on Mar, 04 Jul 2017, 11:10

The IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) meeting was held from 27-28 June 2017, in Washington DC, USA. The meeting was chaired by Mr Gerard Meijerink, IAG Chair (International Seed Federation), and opened by Mr Jingyuan Xia, IPPC Secretary, with presence of over 20 participants from IAG organizations, several relevant Embassies in DC, USDA, and the IPPC Secretariat.

The meeting for the first day was hosted by the North American Export Grain Association (NAEGA) in Washington DC. The main activities of the meeting were to apprise the IAG of the latest developments in the IPPC ePhyto project, as well as ...

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Arabic reformatted standards

Publicado on Mar, 04 Jul 2017, 09:42

The IPPC Secretariat is very pleased to inform its stakeholders that all ISPMs in Arabic, that were affected by the CPM-10 (2015) decision on “revoking of standards”, have been amended to include various sets of ink amendments previously noted in English. This is a significant alignment of the language versions. The work has been carried out by the IPPC Secretariat and the language review group for Arabic has reviewed the translations of the ink amendments. The IPPC Secretariat encourages all users of the Arabic standards to consult the new and improved versions at the Adopted standards page of the International ...

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CPM Financial Committee Meeting Held in Washington DC

Publicado on Lun, 03 Jul 2017, 09:40

CPM Financial Committee (FC) met on 19 June 2017 in Washington DC, USA. The meeting was chaired by Ms Marie-Claude FOREST, FC Chair (Canada), and opened by Mr. Jingyuan Xia, IPPC Secretary. The participants of the meeting included Ms Lois RANSOM (CPM Chair, Australia), Mr Lucien KOUAME KONAN (FC and Bureau member, Côte d’Ivoire) and Mr Corné VAN ALPHEN (Bureau member, the Netherlands), as well as Mr Craig FEDCHOCK, Mr Marko BENOVIC and Mr Orlando SOSA from the IPPC Secretariat.

The main activities of this FC meeting were to review the actions points of the last FC meeting, and ...

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