Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 20:51
The 8th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will be taking place on April 8-12 at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The IPPC Secretariat, a 178 member organization recognized by the World Trade Organization as the international standard setting body for plant health, will host the conference. Discussions regarding newly proposed standards, capacity development activities and developments for the future will take place. Details and additional information on the upcoming meeting can be found at: www.ippc.int under the headings of Core Activities and Governance.