Implementation Review and Support System


The IRSS was originally conceived as a system which would monitor challenges in implementing the IPPC convention, standards, and CPM recommendations, scan emerging issues and provide assistance based support to enable focus on implementation.

The IPPC "Implementation Review and Support System” (IRSS) concept emerged from discussions pertaining to the establishment of a possible IPPC Compliance Mechanism in 2007.

Two examples on the significance of the usage of the outputs of the IRSS include the CPM Recommendation on IPPC coverage of aquatic plants (R-04) which was informed by the 2012 IRSS Study on Aquatic Plants, and the CPM Recommendation on Internet Trade (E-Commerce) in plants and other regulated articles (R-05) which was informed by the 2012 IRSS Study on Internet Trade in Plants .

The IRSS received funding from both the European Union and Switzerland which has allowed the IRSS to function ona project basis since 2011
EC 3rd cycle (2018-2020) IRSS
EC Support of Implementation of IPPC

The IC Sub-group for the Implementation and Review and Support System (IRSS) oversees the IRSS activities. For more information on the IC Sub-group for IRSS, please visit the IC Sub-group for the IRSS page

This web page was last updated on 2020-03-16. For further information please contact [email protected].


Doc # Заголовок Файлы Publication date
Survey IRSS Survey 2012 Review of the Implementation of ISPM 8: Cataloguing Challenges and Opportunities En
Survey IRSS Survey 2011: Review of the Implementation of ISPM 4 En
Report 2012-01 Report of Regional workshop for the review of phytosanitary surveillance ISPM-6 Santiago, Chile Link
Report 2012-01 Report of Regional workshop for the review of phytosanitary surveillance ISPM-6 Chiang Rai, Thailand Link
Survey IRSS Survey 2013: Review of the Implementation of ISPM 13 En
Study 2016-06 Global Emerging Issues: A report of findings from the 2016 IPPC regional workshops questionnaire Link
Study IRSS Study 2016 Diversion from Intended Use: Consideration of the extent of the issue Link
Study IRSS Study 2016 Equivalence: A review of the Application of Equivalence between Phytosanitary Measures Used to Manage Pest Risk in Trade Link
Study IRSS Study 2017 Analyzing the benefits of implementing the IPPC: A review of the benefits of contracting party implementation Link
Study IRSS Study 2016 The Biosecurity Approach: A review and evaluation of its application by FAO Link
Study IRSS Study 2012: Aquatic Plants and their Uses and Risks: A Review of the Global Status of Aquatic plants Link
Report 2007-09 Meeting report of Open Ended Working Group on a Possible Compliance Mechanism, Kuching, Malaysia Link
Report IRSS Triennial Implementation Review Report for First Cycle (2011-2014) En
Report IRSS Triennial Implementation Review Report for Second Cycle (2014-2017) Link
Report 2012-11 Report of Global symposium on plant pest surveillance Anyang, Seoul, Republic of Korea Link
Report 2012-01 Report of Regional workshop for the review of phytosanitary surveillance ISPM-6 Caribbean Sub-region, Hastings, Barbados Link
Report 2012-01 Report of Regional workshop for the review of phytosanitary surveillance ISPM-6 Cairo, Egypt Link
Report 2012-02 Report of Regional workshop for the review of phytosanitary surveillance ISPM-6 Accra, Ghana Link
Report 2012-01 Report of Regional workshop for the review of phytosanitary surveillance ISPM-6 Yerevan, Armenia Link
Survey IRSS Survey 2012: Review of the Implementation of ISPM 6 En
Survey IRSS General Survey 2013: Findings of the general survey of the IPPC and its Standards En
Study IRSS Study 2012 The Internet Trade (e-Commerce) in Plants: Potential Phytosanitary Risks En Link
Study: Other 2019-11 History of IRSS En
Survey IPPC General Survey 2016: A Report of Findings of Contracting Party Implementation En
Report 2013-10 Report of the Round Table Discussion on Indicators of Implementation of the International Plant Protection Convention, Windsor, UK Link
Survey IRSS Survey 2014 Results on Guidelines on lists of regulated pests (ISPM 19:2003) and Pest Reporting (ISPM 17:2002) En

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