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IPPC Secretariat took part in the SPS Committee Thematic Workshop on Control, Inspection and Approval Procedures

Posted on 星期二, 17 七月 2018, 16:49

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The Secretariat of the World Trade Organization organized and hosted a Workshop on control, inspection and approval procedures from 09-10 July, 2018. The workshop provided a forum for discussion and experience sharing on developments, challenges and practices in implementing the SPS Agreement, Article 8 and Annex C on control, inspection and approval procedures. Approximately 40 government officials from developing country Members and Observers participated ...

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Posted on 星期三, 24 八月 2016, 11:10

面对毁灭性的作物病虫害,非洲需要大力提升其植物监测能力。非洲农业上番茄斑潜蝇(Tuta absoluta )的紧急情况再次引起了关于非洲保护其当地农业生产和加强国际贸易方面的能力方面问题的讨论。并不难以得出这样的结论,更大规模层次上做好对于病虫害的准备工作是比将其交给那些以此为生计并且面对这他们并不知道的病虫害的农民更为有效的。这样,加强我们国家或者相关区域的植物保护能力将是关键。


标签: Tuta absolutasurveillanceIPPCWTOSPS Agreementfood securitytradeprotect agricluturegovernment
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WTO and FAO to Collaborate on Trade and Food Safety

Posted on 星期一, 02 十一月 2015, 10:42

The leaders of the WTO and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations announced on 2 November their agreement to collaborate on the issue of trade and food safety. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva agreed at the FAO headquarters in Rome that the two organizations will look into how sanitary and phytosanitary standards and foo...

标签: World Trade OrganziationWTOphytosanitary measurestradetrade facilitation
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Technical Assistance Activities from the WTO SPS

Posted on 星期二, 09 六月 2015, 10:27

The WTO Secretariat is organizing specific technical assistance activities on the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement) in 2015. These include:

  • An E-Learning Course on the SPS Agreement is available throughout the year in English, French and Spanish.
  • National SPS Seminars can be requested by any WTO Member or Observer. ...

    标签: WTOSPS Agreement
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    WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation

    Posted on 星期三, 23 七月 2014, 11:14

    The WTO discussion on Trade Facilitation has been evolving. The attached PowerPoint presentation is for information to the IPPC Contracting Parties, which was presented by the IPPC Secretariat In the recent regional workshops. It is recommended that the Contracting Parties will pay special attentions to further development in the WTO community. For example, the General Council of the WTO did not complete the final agreement on the draft Protocol for the Agreement on Trade Facilitation, whi...

    标签: WTOWorld Trade Organizationtrade
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    WTO SPS Technical Assistance Activities in 2014: General Information

    Posted on 星期一, 26 五月 2014, 13:10

    The Secretariat of the WTO is organizing various technical assistance activities on the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement) in 2014. The overall objective of the SPS technical assistance activities is to enhance the knowledge and expertise of government officials from WTO developing country Members and Observers, so they can better understand and implement the SPS Agreement, benefit from its provisions, and strengthen their capacity to engag...

    标签: WTOWorld Trade OrganziationSPSTechnical Assistance Activities
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    WTO-SPS June Meeting

    Posted on 星期五, 28 六月 2013, 19:35

    The IPPC Secretariat participated as an observer at this week’s meeting at the World Trade Organization’s Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures in Geneva, Switzerland. During the meeting, the Secretariat provided three important interventions to the Committee concerning the recent developments from the eighth Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in April, updates on recent and forthcoming capacity development activities, as well as the status of and forthcoming programs for the ...

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    Improving coordination and cooperation with the WTO

    Posted on 星期三, 13 二月 2013, 19:22

    Recent discussions between the Secretariats for the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the World Trade Organization’s SPS Committee were held with the objective of improving coordination and cooperation. As the IPPC has a formal role of standard setting for plant health within the SPS Agreement, it is essential that cooperation and coordination is optimized between the two Organizations at all times. The Secretariats discussed a wide range of subjects including increasing...

    标签: WTOWorld Trade OrganizationtradeCooperation
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    The IPPC Secretariat Updates the WTO/SPS Committee

    Posted on 星期五, 11 十一月 2011, 09:10

    On 18-19 October, 2011, the IPPC Secretariat reported to WTO/SPS Committee on the major developments related to the core activities of the IPPC, as well as on the activities of the CPM.

    The purpose was to provide stakeholders the opportunity to take advantage of the information provided. Specifically, the report emphasised the period July-October 2011 and summarized the principal issues addressed during those four months. The highlights of the IPPC Secretariat's report included:


    标签: WTOSPSCommitteeWorld Trade Organization
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    WTO Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures turns spotlight on major new standards under development and the IPPC budget deficit

    Posted on 星期四, 04 十一月 2010, 09:10

    Magic numberDuring the 20 – 21 October meeting of the Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Committee) at WTO headquarters in Geneva, attention was drawn to a new phytosanitary standards under development that could have a major impact on international trade in goods. In particular, it was noted that work is underway on a standard for “minimizing pest movement by sea containers and conveyances in international trade”, and a similar standard for air containers and aircraft w...

    标签: WTOWorld Trade OrganisationCPMBudget
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