The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Annual Report 2018 is now available online! The annual report aims to highlight the IPPC’s major achievements in 2018 in an easy to read new format.
The report also explains why these achievements are important for the global plant health community. Highlights include the adoption of 10 new standards, progress made in electronic phytosanitary certification (ePhyto) and other projects. The report also gives background information on the IPPC, its governance structure and work with plant protection organizations and other partners. A special chapter is dedicated to the 2018 Annual Theme: Plant Health and ...
The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations for appropriately qualified experts to take part in the Expert Working Group (EWG) for Focused revision of ISPM 12 (Phytosanitary certificates) in relation to re-export (2015-011), which is tentatively scheduled for 9-13 December 2019 in Rome, Italy.
Nominations are due 15 May 2019.
Expertise required (according to Specification 67):
The Detailed Agenda – Schedule of the CPM-14 main sessions and the Plenary time-table has been posted on the International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP) and is available at the following link:
The agenda of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) partners coordination meeting is now available: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/739/
This meeting will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome on Saturday 6 April 2019 and is open to Regional Plant Protection Organizations, IPPC IYPH Steering Committee members, IPPC partners and organizations that showed an interest in promoting IYPH.
Participants are requested to reply to the question available on the IYPH forum prior to the meeting: https://www.ippc.int/en/forum/category/iyph-forum/
The IYPH forum can now be reached via the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/ (at the top right of the screen). Users must be logged in to participate in the forum discussion.
We encourage your participation to the first poll: “What are the top three initiatives that you plan to undertake to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020?”
The poll is open for IPPC contracting parties, Regional Plant Protection Organizations, IPPC partners and all interested international organizations. The deadline for comments is 21 March 2019, 5 pm (Rome time). A compilation of responses ...
The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) Plant Health Laboratory is recruiting one technician and one scientist for three-year positions in its Nematology Unit.
The laboratory is located in Le Rheu (near Rennes, west part of France), and the lab is in charge of identifying and characterizing regulated pests and operates the European Union Reference Laboratory for nematodes.
How to apply:
Deadline for applications: March 15, 2019 More information at: https://www.anses.fr/fr/liste-offre-d-emploi *
*Information on the positions: Laurent Folcher, Director of the EURL (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sylvie Gamel, Deputy Director of ...
The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting and the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/632/ and https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/633/.
The meetings will take place at FAO, Rome, Italy 06-10 May 2019 and 13-17 May 2019 respectively.
The draft ISPMs to be discussed at the SC-7 meeting and the compiled comments are available at: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/member-consultation-draft-ispms/
The draft ISPMs to be discussed will be available for contracting parties (CPs) and the regional plant ...
The Report of the January 2019 virtual meeting of the Task Force on Topics is now posted and available at the following link:
The IPPC Secretariat announces a Pre-CPM-14 Presentation and Demonstration on ePhyto that will take place from 10:00 to 12:00 on Monday 01 April 2019 at FAO HQs in the Iraq Room (A235).
During this session the IPPC ePhyto Group will provide a presentation on the elements of the ePhyto Solution Project, the most recent developments in ePhyto and the outlook for the future. In addition, representatives of the Industry Advisory Group will also be in attendance and will provide their insights on the development of the system. Following this, the members of the ePhyto Group will provide a ...
Plant Health and Environmental Protection are deeply interrelated. A brand new IPPC factsheet has been released with the aim of investigating how plant protection is essential for a healthy environment and what is the key role of the IPPC in securing this purpose.
The publication is available at the following link: www.fao.org/3/CA3279EN/ca3279en.pdf
The Arab Society for Plant Protection and the Organizing Committee of the 13th Arab Congress of Plant Protection (ACPP) has dedicated the 2020 edition of the congress to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). “Plant Health for Secured and Safe Food” will be the theme of the event, which will be held from 1 to 6 November 2020 in Hammamet, Tunisia.
For further information about the congress, please check the following link: acpp-aspp.com.
The report of the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) December 2018 meeting is now posted at the following link:
Purpose of this Announcement is to inform IPPC Contracting parties about a decision that CPM Bureau made during its December 2018 virtual meeting.
IPPC Contracting parties are encouraged to use the "Template for proposals going to CPM that have resource implications to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat" for documents and proposals that they submit to CPM-14 that have resource implications (e.g. additional staff, new financial obligations, other) to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat. Template should be filled in and attached to the main document. Template should be used only if the proposal going to CPM have resource ...
The International Association for the Plant Protection Scientists (IAPPS) lunches the website of the XIX International Plant Protection Congress 2019 (IPPC2019) to be held at Hyderabad, India from 10 to 14 November 2019 is now online at the following link: http://www.ippc2019.icrisat.org/.