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IPPC Participates in Brainstorming sessions with the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)

Posted on 星期五, 29 十一月 2013, 16:42

On 24-25 of November in Bangkok, Thailand, the IPPC Secretariat participated in the Brainstorming Meeting on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Priorities and Challenges with South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) member countries. Government officials from relevant agencies, international experts (from organizations including SAARC, WTO, UNFAO, ARTNeT, and others), the Asian Development Bank and UNESCAP staff met to initiate a regional agenda that would address issues regarding exist...

标签: South Asia Subregional Economic CooperationSASEC
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SC 2013 November meeting: Approval of Grain specification for MC and the recommendation of draft standard on ePhyto - Appendix to ISPM 12 to CPM-9 (2014)

Posted on 星期二, 26 十一月 2013, 16:55

The Standards Committee (SC) met on 18-22 November 2013 at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. Adhering to its responsibility to oversee the IPPC Standard Setting Process and manage the development of International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs), the SC discussed, reviewed, and approved draft ISPMs for the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM). These include the ePhyto - Appendix to ISPM 12, Fruit Fly Host Status and Fruit Fly Quarantine Areas draft standards.

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标签: Grain SpecificationISMPsRevision
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Vacancy Announcement: Programme Officer (IPPC National Reporting Obligations Support)

Posted on 星期二, 26 十一月 2013, 13:48

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is an international treaty whose mission is to secure common and effective actions to prevent the spread and introduction of pests of plants and plant products that may affect the world’s plant resources both cultivated and wild. In the context of the IPPC work programme, the IPPC Secretariat if looking for a person that will provide technical support to IPPC contracting parties on meeting national reporting obligations. In support of th...

标签: Vacancies
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CABI and IPPC Technical Working Group meets in Rome

Posted on 星期五, 22 十一月 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 a...

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Katy Perry and the protection of plants

Posted on 星期一, 11 十一月 2013, 14:30

Perry's latest album includes seed paper with actual flower seeds and instructions for planting What does the American pop music diva Katy Perry have in common with protecting plants? While many pop stars have done a lot to protect the rights and safety of animals, no one has tried to highlight the issue of plant protection, until Ms. Perry and her latest album. Included with the album - titled PRISM - is a small packet of decorative flower seeds that fans are encouraged to plant ...

标签: Katy PerryPlant ProtectionSeed
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