Vista de elementos de October, 2018

Another great achievement: The reorganized suite of fruit fly standards are now available in English on the IPP!

Publicado on Lun, 08 Oct 2018, 16:07

ISPMs 26, 30, 35 and 37 have successfully been reorganized to reflect the decisions of CPM-13 (2018). This reorganization made the suite of fruit fly standards more logical and simple, which will help in their implementation and facilitate safe trade.

The IPPC Secretariat would like to acknowledge the combined hard work of the IPPC Technical Panel on Fruit Flies, the Standards Committee and several countries from different FAO regions who made this reorganization possible.

The ISPMs can be found in English at this link:

Language versions will be available in early 2019.

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Call for topics sets the stage for the future IPPC work programme: the Task Force on Topics meeting

Publicado on Lun, 08 Oct 2018, 11:08

The Task force on Topics (TFT) helps make sure that the IPPC’s future work plan reflects IPPC contracting parties’ emerging needs.

3 October 2018, Rome - The world is changing rapidly. New challenges related to rapidly expanding international trade, quickly spreading plant pests and diseases, and climate change are rising and the IPPC community is already planning a strategy to meet them.

To identify topics to be included in the IPPC work programme, a Task force on Topics (TFT) reviewed submissions to the 2018 Call for topics: Standards and Implementation during a meeting on 1-3 October 2018 at FAO HQ ...

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Newly adopted Diagnostic Protocols are now available on the IPP!

Publicado on Jue, 04 Oct 2018, 17:03

The five newly adopted Diagnostic Protocols (DPs) have now been posted to the IPP in English and can be found at the following link:

Click here to read more about the importance of these new diagnostic protocols in helping countries prevent the entry or establishment of pests.

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IPPC boosts Central and Eastern European and Central Asian countries' capacities in National Reporting Obligations

Publicado on Jue, 04 Oct 2018, 13:56

Participants at the National Reporting Obligations (NRO) workshop improved their skills in updating phytosanitary reports related to the IPPC, and shared practical solutions to challenges they faced. Photo credit: © All-Russian Plant Quarantine Center (VNIIKR)

8 September 2018, Moscow – The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) fosters international cooperation in preventing plant pests and diseases from spreading. The Convention’s Contracting Parties have to share official phytosanitary information and have National Reporting Obligations (NROs). In order to share best practices, and raise awareness about NROs, a regional workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) was thus organized in Moscow ...

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New project “Rolling out Systems Approach Globally” launched by IPPC: Contracting parties urged to participate in new call

Publicado on Mar, 02 Oct 2018, 13:54

The recently launched project will increase opportunities for contracting parties to export plant products through better pest risk management. © FAO/Giampiero Diana

Exporting plants and plant products are an important part of economic development in many developing countries. However, international and domestic trade can introduce pests that plant resources, crops, biodiversity and forests. National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPO) are crucial for implementing plant health schemes that prevent new pests from entering their territory while still facilitating trade.

A recently launched project “Rolling out Systems Approach Globally: Sharing tools for enhanced application of Systems Approach and market negotiation on plant pest ...

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Working together to protect plants from harmful pests in the Near East and North Africa: 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop

Publicado on Mar, 02 Oct 2018, 10:03

Participants at the IPPC regional workshop in the Near East and North Africa.

17 September 2018 (Muscat, Sultanate of Oman) – Forty-five plant health experts from 18 countries in the Near East and North Africa, and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat, attended the IPPC regional workshop in Muscat, the Sultanate of Oman from 17 to 20 September 2018. They shared experiences in developing phytosanitary capacity, prepared regional positions on proposed International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs), and shared best practices in plant health.

Participants discussed and shared their common views and substantive comments on six new and revised draft ...

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The compiled comments from the first and second round of consultations on draft ISPMs are now posted!

Publicado on Lun, 01 Oct 2018, 14:45

Compiled comments for the first and second consultations on draft ISPMs have now been posted on the IPP at this link:

The IPPC Secretariat would like to thank all who have participated in the consultative process and invites IPPC Official contact points to review the comments ensure they correctly reflect those entered into the OCS.

Please contact the Secretariat if your comments have not been recorded correctly.

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