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List of Topics for IPPC Standards

This List of topics for IPPC standards was last updated in April 2022 and reflects the modifications adopted by the CPM or approved by the SC.

Table 1: Technical panels and topics for the Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP), the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) and the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT)
Table 2: Topics with priorities for the expert working groups (EWGs), Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) and Technical Panel on Commodity Standards (TPCS)
Table 3: Subjects for the Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP)
Table 4: Subjects for the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT)
Table 5: Subjects for the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG)

IPPC Strategic Objectives
A: Food Security
B: Environmental Protection
C: Trade Facilitation
D: Capacity Development

Priority
Priority 1 to 4 (with 1 being of high priority and 4 being of low priority)

Notes: Country names and dates are in ISO format (respectively: ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 code and YYYY-MM).
The List of topics is presented in order of priority, as requested by CPM-7 (2012).

Table 1: Technical panels and topics for TPDP, TPG and TPPT
Topic No. Current title Drafting body Topic under technical area (if applicable) Added to the list Lead Steward / TP Lead (Country, Date assigned) Assistant Stewards (Country, Date assigned) Spec No  
2004-002 Groupe technique sur les protocoles de diagnostic GTPD
Groupe
ICPM 06 (2004)
  • Mr. Alvaro SEPULVEDA LUQUE(CL, 2020-11)
  • (, )
TP1
2006-005 Bactéries GTPD
Thème
CPM 01 (2006)
  • Mr. Robert TAYLOR(NZ, 2011-05)
2006-006 Champignons et organismes fongiformes GTPD
Thème
CPM 01 (2006)
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE(AU, 2020-11)
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA(US, 2020-11)
2006-007 Insectes et acariens GTPD
Thème
CPM 01 (2006)
  • Dr. Norman BARR(US, 2012-07)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH(JM, 2014-11)
2006-008 Nématodes GTPD
Thème
CPM 01 (2006)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE(FR, 2009-04)
2006-009 Virus et phytoplasmes GTPD
Thème
  • Ms. Vessela Assenova MAVRODIEVA(US, 2022-05)
  • ()
2007-001 Végétaux GTPD
Thème
CPM 02 (2007)
  • Ms. Liping YIN(CN, 2008-04)
  • Ms. Colette C. JACONO(US, 2020-11)
2006-013 Groupe technique sur le Glossaire GTG
Groupe
  • Mr. Alvaro SEPULVEDA LUQUE(CL, 2022-05)
  • Mr. Ebbe NORDBO (DK, 2012-11)
TP5
2004-005 Groupe technique sur les traitements phytosanitaires GTTP
Groupe
ICPM 06 (2004)
  • Mr. David OPATOWSKI(IL, 2017-05)
  • (, )
TP3
2019-009 Technical Panel on Commodity Standards TPCS
Panel
  • Mr. Samuel BISHOP(GB, 2022-05)
  • Ms. Joanne WILSON (NZ, 2020-07)
  • ()
TP6

Table 2: Topics for EWGs, TPPT and TPCS (sorted by priority, drafting body, then status)
Topic No. Current title Priority Strategic objective Drafting body Added to the list Lead Steward / TP Lead (Country, Date assigned) Assistant Stewards (Country, Date assigned) Spec No Statut  
2008-001 Réduction à un niveau minimal des déplacements d'organismes nuisibles par les conteneurs maritimes 1 B
GTE
  • Mr. Samuel BISHOP (GB, 2019-05)
  • Mr. Steve CÔTÉ (CA, 2022-05)
51 00. Pending
2021-011 Annex International movement of mango (Mangifera indica) fruit to ISPM 46 (Commodity-specific standards for phytosanitary measures) 1 C
TPCS
2022-04
  • Ms. Joanne WILSON (NZ, 2022-04)
  • Mr. Hernando MORERA-GONZÁLEZ (CR, 2022-05)
- 02. Draft specification to consultation
2020-001 Reorganization and revision of pest risk analysis standards 1 GTE
  • Mr. Masahiro SAI (JP, 2020-09)
  • Mr. Hernando MORERA-GONZÁLEZ (CR, 2020-09)
  • Ms. Joanne WILSON (NZ, 2020-09)
- 03. Specification approved
2014-007 Exigences pour l'utilisation de traitements par irradiation comme mesure phytosanitaire (révision de la NIMP 18) 1 A
B
C
GTTP
  • Mr. David OPATOWSKI (IL, 2016-11)
  • Guy HALLMAN (-, 2020-10)
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2018-009 Design and use of systems approaches for phytosanitary certification of seeds (Annex to ISPM 38 International movement of seeds) 1 GTE
  • Ms. Marina ZLOTINA (US, 2019-05)
  • Mr. Hernando MORERA-GONZÁLEZ (CR, 2019-05)
- 04. Draft ISPM under development
2021-018 Field inspection (including growing season inspection) (Annex to ISPM 23 (Guidelines for inspection)) 2 A
C
GTE
2022-04
  • Mr. Masahiro SAI (JP, 2022-04)
  • Ms. Mariangela CIAMPITTI (IT, 2022-05)
- 02. Draft specification to consultation
2021-010 Revision of ISPM 26 (Establishment of pest free areas for fruit flies (Tephritidae)) 2 A
GTE
2022-05
  • Ms. Joanne WILSON (NZ, 2022-05)
  • Mr. Prudence ATTIPOE (GH, 2022-05)
- 02. Draft specification to consultation
2014-001 Indications sur la gestion du risque phytosanitaire 2 A
C
GTE
CPM 09 (2014)
  • Ms. Joanne WILSON (NZ, 2019-05)
  • Ms. Marina ZLOTINA (US, 2019-05)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2006-010 Révision de la NIMP 15 (Directives pour la réglementation des matériaux d'emballage en bois utilisés dans le commerce international): Critères relatifs aux traitements des matériaux d’emballage en bois utilisés dans le commerce international 2 B
GTE
  • ()
  • Mr. David KAMANGIRA (MW, 2022-05)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2008-002 Réduction à un niveau minimal des déplacements d’organismes nuisibles par les conteneurs aériens et aéronefs 3 B
GTE
CPM 03 (2008)
  • Mr. Samuel BISHOP (GB, 2019-05)
00. Pending
2018-011 Criteria for the determination of host status of fruit to fruit flies based on available information (Annex to ISPM 37) 3 GTE
  • Ms. Marina ZLOTINA (US, 2019-05)
  • Ms. Mariangela CIAMPITTI (IT, 2019-05)
  • Ms. Sophie PETERSON (AU, 2019-05)
- 06. Draft ISPM to first consultation
2014-003 Exigences pour l'utilisation de traitements chimiques comme mesure phytosanitaire 3 A
B
C
GTTP
CPM 09 (2014)
  • Mr. David OPATOWSKI (IL, 2017-11)
  • Mr. Michael ORMSBY (NZ, 2016-11)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2015-004 Utilisation d’approches systémiques pour gérer les risques phytosanitaires associés aux déplacements des marchandises en bois 3 B
C
GTE
  • Mr. Steve CÔTÉ (CA, 2022-05)
  • Harry ARIJS (BE, 2022-05)
- 04. Draft ISPM under development
2018-014 Guidelines for Phytosanitary of International Mail Items 4 GTE
CPM 14 (2019)
  • Mr. Samuel BISHOP (GB, 2019-05)
- 01. Topic added to the List of topics
2018-021 Requirement for phytosanitary certificate on cross-border online-shopping plants, plant products and other regulated articles 4 GTE
CPM 14 (2019)
  • Mr. Samuel BISHOP (GB, 2019-05)
- 01. Topic added to the List of topics
2009-002 Révision de la NIMP 4 Exigences pour l'établissement de zones exemptes d'organismes nuisibles 4 C
GTE
  • Ms. Marina ZLOTINA (US, 2015-11)
  • Mr. David KAMANGIRA (MW, 2019-05)
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2008-006 Utilisation des permis comme autorisation d’importer (annexe à la NIMP 20: Directives pour un système phytosanitaire de réglementation des importations) 4 D
GTE
  • Mr. Alvaro SEPULVEDA LUQUE (CL, 2022-05)
  • ()
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation

Table 3: Subjects for TPDP (sorted by priority, topic under, then status)
Topic No. Current title Priority Strategic objective Topic under technical area (if applicable) Added to the list Discipline Lead (Country) Referee Statut  
2006- 028 Tephritidae: Identification of immature stages of fruit flies of economic importance by molecular techniques 1 B
C
Insects and mites 2006-11 SC
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM)
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US)
  • ()
00. Pending
2021-016 Spodoptera frugiperda 1 A
Insects and mites 2021-11 SC
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2022-04)
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2022-04)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-017 Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) 1 A
Insects and mites 2021-11 SC
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2022-04)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2022-04)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-025 Tomato brown rugose fruit virus 1 A
Viruses and phytoplasmas 2021-11 SC
  • Ms. Vessela Assenova MAVRODIEVA (US, 2022-04)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2022-04)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2019-003 Microcyclus ulei 1 Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2019-05 SC
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE (AU, 2020-11)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2019-08)
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2020-11)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2018-025 Citrus leprosis virus 1 B
C
Viruses and phytoplasmas 2018-11 SC
  • Ms. Vessela Assenova MAVRODIEVA (US, 2022-04)
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2019-08)
  • Ms. Vessela Assenova MAVRODIEVA (US, 2020-11)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2018-030 Psyllid vectors of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum 1 B
C
Insects and mites 2018-11 SC
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2019-08)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2019-08)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2021-001 Revision of DP 03: Trogoderma granarium Everts 1 Insects and mites 2021-02 SC
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2021-04)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2021-04)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2021-004 Revision of DP 27 Ips spp. 1 Insects and mites 2021-02 SC
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2021-04)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2021-04)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2019-010 Pyricularia oryzae (syn. Magnaporthe oryzae) on Triticum spp. 1 Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2019-05 SC
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE (AU, 2020-04)
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2020-11)
  • ()
04. Draft ISPM under development
2019-004 Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici UG 99 1 Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2019-05 SC
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2020-11)
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE (AU, 2020-11)
  • ()
04. Draft ISPM under development
2019-011 Revision of DP 5 (Phyllosticta citricarpa (McAlpine)) Aa 1 Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2019-11 SC
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2020-11)
  • Mr. Robert TAYLOR (NZ, 2020-11)
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE (AU, 2020-11)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2016-001 Genus Ceratitis 1 B
C
Insects and mites 2016-05 SC
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR)
05. Draft DP to expert consultation
2018-006 Mononychelus tanajoa 1 B
C
Insects and mites 2018-11 SC
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2019-08)
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2019-08)
05. Draft DP to expert consultation
2021-013 Bactrocera zonata (Saunders, 1842) 2 A
Insects and mites 2021-11 SC
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2022-04)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2022-04)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-014 Dickeya spp. on potato 2 A
Bacteria 2021-11 SC
  • Mr. Robert TAYLOR (NZ, 2022-04)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2022-04)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2019-006 Amaranthus palmeri 2 Plants 2019-05 SC
  • Ms. Colette C. JACONO (US, 2020-12)
  • Ms. Liping YIN (CN, 2019-08)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2019-08)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2019-007 Solanum rostratum 2 Plants 2019-05 SC
  • Ms. Colette C. JACONO (US, 2020-12)
  • Ms. Liping YIN (CN, 2019-08)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2019-08)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2006-023 Begomoviruses transmitted by Bemisia tabaci 2 B
C
Viruses and phytoplasmas 2006-05 SC
  • Ms. Vessela Assenova MAVRODIEVA (US, 2020-11)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2019-08)
  • ()
04. Draft ISPM under development
2018-031 Pospiviroid species (except Potato spindle tuber viroid (DP 7)) 2 B
C
Viruses and phytoplasmas 2018-11 SC
  • Ms. Vessela Assenova MAVRODIEVA (US, 2020-11)
  • Mr. Brendan RODONI (AU, 2020-11)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2018-032 Acidovorax avenae subsp. Citrulli 2 B
C
Bacteria 2018-11 SC
  • Mr. Robert TAYLOR (NZ, 2019-08)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2019-08)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2021-002 Revision of DP 09 Genus Anastrepha 2 Insects and mites 2021-02 SC
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2021-04)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2021-04)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2021-003 Revision of DP 25 Xylella fastidiosa 2 Bacteria 2021-02 SC
  • Mr. Robert TAYLOR (NZ, 2021-04)
  • Mr. Brendan RODONI (AU, 2021-04)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2021-015 Heterobasidion annosum 3 A
Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2021-11 SC
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2022-04)
  • Mr. Robert TAYLOR (NZ, 2022-04)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2018-019 Meloidogyne mali 3 B
C
Nematodes 2018-11 SC
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2019-08)
  • Mr. Brendan RODONI (AU, 2019-08)
  • Dr. Norman BARR (US, 2019-08)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2019-005 Moniliophthora roreri 3 Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2019-05 SC
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE (AU, 2020-11)
  • Ms. Juliet GOLDSMITH (JM, 2019-08)
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2020-11)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2018-015 Cronartium comandrae Peck 4 B
C
Fungi and fungus-like organisms 2018-11 SC
  • Ms. Yazmin Rivera RIVERA (US, 2020-11)
  • Mme. Géraldine ANTHOINE (FR, 2019-08)
  • Ms. Julie PATTEMORE (AU, 2020-11)
01. Topic added to the List of topics

Table 4: Subjects for TPPT (sorted by priority, status, then topic number)
Topic No. Current title Priority Strategic objective Added to the list Treatment Lead (Country, Date assigned) Assistant Lead (Country, Date assigned) Statut  
2007-114 Traitement du bois par chauffage diélectrique 1 B
C
2011-11 SC
  • Mr. Michael ORMSBY (NZ, 2006-12)
00. Pending
2017-012 Irradiation treatment for all stages of the family Pseudococcidae (generic) 1 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Daojian YU (CN, 2017-07)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-027 Cold treatment of Drosophila suzukii on Vitis vinifera 1 A
C
2022-05 SC
  • Mr. Eduardo WILLINK (AR, 2022-05)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-028 Vapor heat treatment of Planococcus lilacinus on Selenicereus undatus 1 A
C
2022-05 SC
  • Mr. Michael ORMSBY (NZ, 2022-05)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-029 Irradiation treatment for all stages Aspidiotis destructor 1 A
C
2022-05 SC
  • Daojian YU (CN, 2022-05)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2021-030 Irradiation treatment for all stages Pseudaulacaspis pentagona 1 A
C
2022-05 SC
  • Mr. Toshiyuki DOHINO (JP, 2022-05)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2017-030 Generic irradiation treatment against all insects except Lepidoptera larvae and pupae 2 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Dr. Scott W. MYERS (US, 2018-06)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2018-001 Phytosanitary irradiation treatment of fresh commodities against Liriomyza sativa, L. trifolii and L. huidobrensis 2 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Mr. Enkerlin WALTHER (AT, 2019-07)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2017-029 Cold treatment Thaumatotibia leucotreta on Citrus sinensis 2 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Peter LEACH (AU, 2019-07)
06. Draft ISPM to first consultation
2017-028 Sulfuryl fluoride fumigation treatment for Chlorophorus annularis on bamboo articles 2 B
C
2018-05 SC
  • Mr. Eduardo WILLINK (AR, 2017-07)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2017-018 Irradiation treatment for Epiphyas postvittana 2 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Daojian YU (CN, 2017-10)
04. Draft ISPM under development
2017-019 Irradiation treatment for Frankliniella occidentalis on all fresh commodities 3 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Mr. Toshiyuki DOHINO (JP, 2018-03)
01. Topic added to the List of topics
2017-027 Irradiation treatment for Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi 3 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Mr. Enkerlin WALTHER (AT, 2019-07)
06. Draft ISPM to first consultation
2017-037 CATTS (Controlled Atmosphere/Temperature Treatment System) treatments against codling moth (Cydia pomonella) and western cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis indifferens) in cherry 3 A
C
2018-11 SC
  • Mr. Michael ORMSBY (NZ, 2018-06)
06. Draft ISPM to first consultation
2017-021 Irradiation treatment for Lobesia botrana eggs and larvae on all fresh commodities 4 A
C
2018-05 SC
  • Mr. Eduardo WILLINK (AR, 2018-06)
01. Topic added to the List of topics

Table 5: Subjects for TPG (sorted in English alphabetical order)
Topic No. Current title Drafting body Topic under technical area (if applicable) Added to the list Statut  
2020-006 phytosanitary action GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2020-11 SC
06. Draft ISPM to first consultation
2020-007 phytosanitary procedure GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2020-11 SC
06. Draft ISPM to first consultation
2020-004 emergency measure GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2020-11 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2020-005 germplasm GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2020-11 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2020-008 provisional measure GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2020-11 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2020-009 surveillance GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2020-11 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2011-001 Identité GTG
2011-04 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2017-005 inspection GTG
2017-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2013-008 sécurité phytosanitaire (d’un envoi) GTG
2013-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2021- 005 test GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2021-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2021-006 compliance procedure (for a consignment) GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2021-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2021-007 release (of a consignment) GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2021-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2021-008 integrity (of a consignment) (consequential) GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2021-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2018-045 clearance (of a consignment) GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2019-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2018-046 general surveillance GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2019-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
2018-047 specific surveillance GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2019-05 SC
07. Draft ISPM to second or subsequent consultation
1994-001 Amendements à la NIMP 5 (Glossaire des termes phytosanitaires) GTG
08. Draft ISPM recommended for adoption
2018-003 emerging pest GTG
Amendments to ISPM 5 (Glossary of phytosanitary terms) 2018-05 SC
04. Draft ISPM under development
2010-030 Examen de l'emploi de « et/ou » dans les NIMP adoptées GTG
2010-04 SC
04. Draft ISPM under development