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The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) join forces to facilitate trade whilst protecting societies from undesirable effects

Publicado on Vie, 22 Jun 2018, 09:54

Dr. Jingyuan Xia, Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention, and Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), signed an agreement at the WCO Headquarters in Brussels on 19 June 2018 to promote cooperation on matters of common interest to help facilitate the international trade of plants and plant products in a safe and efficient manner.

The areas where the two Organizations will cooperate include, but are not limited to: Electronic Data Exchange (ePhyto), eCommerce, Sea Containers, Single Window and Communication and Advocacy. In addition, the IPPC and WCO will establish a joint work plan with ...

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Why Africa needs adequate plant surveillance

Publicado on Mié, 24 Ago 2016, 11:10

To tackle devastating crop diseases, Africa should boost regional plant surveillance. The emergence of Tuta absoluta on the African agricultural landscape has rekindled pertinent questions regarding Africa’s capability to protect local agriculture and enhance international trade. The importance of being battle-ready on a grand scale rather than leaving those who are struggling to make daily lives take up arms against a pest they barely know about, is therefore not difficult to see. Thus, strengthening our national or preferably regional approach to plant protection could be key.

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Etiquetas: Tuta absolutasurveillanceIPPCWTOSPS Agreementfood securitytradeprotect agricluturegovernment
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El organismo mundial de la salud del que nunca has escuchado, pero deberías

Publicado on Mié, 18 May 2016, 11:34

Este es un resumen de un artículo completo de Theconversation.com que se puede consultar en https://theconversation.com/the-world-health-body-youve-never-heard-of-but-should-have-59114 y el autor es Eric Boa.

En un mundo donde los bienes físicos y los seres vivos se desplazan cada vez con mayor frecuencia a más lugares, las oportunidades de que se propaguen plagas y enfermedades se multiplican constantemente. Las consecuencias de las nuevas incursiones pueden ser catastróficas, de ahí la necesidad de un trío de organizaciones que supervisan los asuntos de salud en el mundo. La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) es la más conocida del triunvirato, recientemente ...

Etiquetas: OIEWHOIPPCawareness
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La CIPF está modernizando su norma de vigilancia

Publicado on Mié, 28 Oct 2015, 15:31

El Grupo de Trabajo de Expertos (GTE) de la CIPF para la revisión de la Norma Internacional para Medidas Fitosanitarias (NIMF) 6: Directrices para la vigilancia (2009-004) se reunió del 28 de septiembre al 2 de octubre de 2015 en Auckland, Nueva Zelandia.

La reunión, organizada por la Secretaría de la CIPF, fue acogida por el Ministerio de Industrias Primarias de Nueva Zelandia y el Presidente fue el Sr. Paul Stevens (del país anfitrión). Asistieron al GTE nueve participantes, incluidos cuatro expertos seleccionados por el Comité de Normas (CN), de la Argentina, Australia, Canadá y los Países Bajos, un funcionario ...

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La Secretaría de la CIPF y oficiales de nivel superior de CAB International se reúnen en Roma

Publicado on Vie, 23 Oct 2015, 14:18

El jueves 22 de octubre una delegación encabezada por el Secretario de la CIPF, Jingyuan Xia, se reunió con otra delegación de oficiales de nivel superior de CAB International, encabezada por Trevor Nicholls, Director General de esta última organización. Durante la reunión, las dos partes redactaron una carta de intención con algunos objetivos específicos para el futuro que, una vez revisados y terminados, sentarán las bases para un futuro programa de trabajo encaminado a incrementar la presencia de ambas organizaciones y la importancia de la sanidad y protección vegetal. Entre otras cosas, las dos organizaciones esperan participar en proyectos conjuntos ...

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La Secretaría de la CIPF participa en la 10.ª Reunión del Grupo de Enlace sobre la Diversidad Biológica

Publicado on Jue, 17 Sep 2015, 10:58

El Secretario de la CIPF, Jingyuan Xia, y el Coordinador de la CIPF, Craig Fedchock, participaron activamente en la décima reunión del Grupo de enlace sobre la diversidad biológica —formado por los siete acuerdos sobre el desarrollo sostenible— celebrada en Ginebra el 16 de septiembre.

El programa abarca una amplia variedad de temas y la CIPF informó sobre las actividades relacionadas con el Año Internacional de la Sanidad Vegetal, así como sobre las actividades correspondientes a ePhyto (para incluir la cooperación adicional entre la CITES y la CIPF en sistemas similares). El Secretario Xia invitó al Grupo de Enlace de ...

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New IPPC Secretary Named

Publicado on Jue, 05 Mar 2015, 11:22

Mr. Jingyuan Xia of the People’s Republic of China has been named by FAO Director General Graziano da Silva as the next Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). Mr. Xia has a BSc in plant protection, as well as an MSc and PhD in entomology. He has held several senior positions with Chinese agricultural institutions and most recently has been Permanent Representative and Minister Plenipotentiary to FAO. Mr. Xia will be taking over the position of Mr. Yukio Yokoi who resigned from the position of Secretary and has since taken up a position as Senior Advisor in ...

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IPPC Secretariat Meets with CBD Executive Secretary

Publicado on Mié, 21 Ene 2015, 10:25

(Rome, 20 January 2015). Members of the IPPC Secretariat met with Convention on Biological Diversity Executive Secretary Dr. Braulio Dias for a detailed discussion on the relationship between the two Secretariats of the two conventions. Among other things, they discussed revision of the joint work plan, and other opportunities related to the Liaison Group on Biodiversity. Both Secretariats are focused on enhancing their relationship to work on matters of mutual interest as well as to push forward in order to meet the Aichi Targets.

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IPPC Efforts Toward a Seed Standard in the News

Publicado on Vie, 09 Ene 2015, 15:16

The initial issue of the European Seed Magazine has reported on the latest developments regarding the IPPC's effort to develop a seed standard. The article can be found at the following link: http://european-seed.com/just-doctor-ordered/

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Providing Strategic Foresight for the Next 20 Years

Publicado on Mar, 14 Oct 2014, 17:11

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Strategic Planning Group (SPG) meeting took place from 7-10 October 2014 in Rome, Italy, to provide strategic guidance to the IPPC governing body. The SPG attracted 23 strategic thinkers from 19 countries around the world, including 9 developing countries.

A wide range of issues were discussed and included key secretariat work such as the development of an IPPC implementation programme on surveillance, the framework for standards development, the revised national reporting obligations programme, and the ePhyto feasibility study. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM – IPPC governing body) Bureau provided an update on 2014 activities ...

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IPPC Financial Committee

Publicado on Lun, 23 Jun 2014, 19:50

The meeting of the IPPC Financial Committee took place on 23 June 2014 in Rome, which was opened by the new Chairperson, Mr John Greifer, after the recent reshuffling of the members. The Committee discussed various financial issues, including the financial report, resource mobilization (efforts, results and potential activities) as well as the financial implications of ongoing IPPC activities such as the ISPM15 symbol registration. The IPPC Financial Committee was established as a part of the IPPC Resource Mobilization Strategy, which was adopted by CPM-7, in March 2012.

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IPPC Coverage of Aquatic Plants

Publicado on Jue, 29 May 2014, 16:09

At the 9th Session of CPM, the Recommendation CPM-9/2014/1 covering "IPPC Coverage of Aquatic Plants" was adopted: https://www.ippc.int/core-activities/governance/cpm-recommendations/ippc-aquatic-plants. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), having the purpose of “securing common and effective action to prevent the spread and introduction of pests of plants and plant products”, does not distinguish between terrestrial and aquatic plants and does not specifically refer to aquatic plants. Furthermore, as clarified by the CPM on several occasions, the IPPC deals with the protection of plants whether cultivated, managed or wild.

Aquatic plants may, as other plants, be ...

Etiquetas: IPPCAcquatic Plants
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CABI and IPPC Technical Working Group meets in Rome

Publicado on Vie, 22 Nov 2013, 16:47

This past week, the Technical Working Group (TWG) between the IPPC Secretariat and CABI, including its Plantwise programme, met at FAO Headquarters in Rome to review the progress made since they convened last January to identify the areas of common interest and possible joint activities in the future. Given the different but complementary nature of IPPC and CABI activities, the TWG intends to explore how they can best synergize their respective missions while also improving understanding and building capacity amongst IPPC contracting parties and CABI member countries on areas of mutual interest. Discussions during the two-day meeting aimed to highlight ...

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The IPPC and CBD meet for their third joint meeting in Montreal

Publicado on Jue, 26 Sep 2013, 16:54

Photo by CBD Secretariat On 16-17 of September, the IPPC Secretariat participated in a meeting with the Secretariat of Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), in Montreal, Canada. Joined under the Memorandum of Cooperation (2004), the two Secretariats have agreed to cooperate on relevant activities conducted under their frameworks, “to promote synergy, to avoid overlaps and unnecessary duplication, and to ensure effective cooperation.”

The objective of this third joint meeting was to exchange updates on recent major developments, identify activities for possible future collaboration, and work to formulate specific work plans with emphasis on issues such as invasive alien species and biosafety ...

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