FAO and the IPPC Secretariat published the IYPH get started guide in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.
Read it here: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca5188en
The presentations for the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops are now available at the following link:
The draft Ministerial declaration for CPM-15 (2020) is now open for comments
Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS): https://ocs-new.ippc.int/. If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource page on the IPP or contact the IPPC Secretariat at IPPC-OCS@fao.org.
The following CPM Recommendation is now open for commenting
Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS): https://ocs-new.ippc.int/. If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource page on the IPP or contact the IPPC Secretariat at IPPC-O...
The following draft ISPMs are for open commenting:
Draft annexes to ISPM 27
Draft annexes to ISPM 28
The 2019 meeting of the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) was held from 13 to 17 May 2019 in Rome, Italy.
The report of this meeting is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/87337/
The report of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) May 2019 meeting is now available on the IPP at:
The meeting was held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy from 13 to 17 May 2019.
The Report of the first meeting of the International Year of Plant Health International Steering Committee (IYPH ISC) is now available at the following link:
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Job Description – Public Information Specialist)
The short term consultancy is based at the IPPC, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) HQs in Rome.
Deadline for applications:
During CPM-14 (2019) the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) delivered a presentation on the importance of using Risk-Based Sampling (RBS) in order for phytosanitary inspections and the measures that are put in place based on inspection results are technically justified.
After the presentation, some contracting parties (CPs) emphasized that sharing views and experiences with CPs would contribute to a better understanding of the conceptual foundation and the operati...
The IPPC Secretariat would like to call your attention to the Latin American Risk Assessment Symposium (LARAS), "Building-up a regional approach” which will take place from 27 to 29 August 2019, in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The symposium will be held in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation. Participation is free of charge, although costs for travel, accommodation and lunches will need to be...
The IPPC is excited to announce the upcoming IPPC ePhyto South West Pacific regional workshop that will take place in Nadi, Fiji on 29-30 August 2019 at the Novotel Hotel. This workshop will directly follow the IPPC regional workshop which will be from 26-28 August 2019 at the same location.
Participants will learn about the progress of the IPPC ePhyto Solution Proj...
The FAO Food Chain Crisis (FCC) early warning bulletin page is available at the following link: http://www.fao.org/food-chain-crisis/early-warning-bulletin/en/
This bulletin provides forecast on plant and forest pests and diseases in countries and regions. It is the result of a collaboration between the FAO Emergency Prevention System (EMPRES) for transboundary animal and plant pests and diseases and food ...
The report of the SC May meeting held from the 06-10 May 2019 at FAO HQ in Rome has now been posted at the following link: