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1 The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Workshop on the relationship between the SPS Committee and the international standard-setting organizations 26 October 2009 IPPC Secretariat

2 Our mission Protecting the worlds plant resources from pests

3 Scope Standard setting Info exchangeImplementation Capacity building

4 Organizational Structure Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Standards Committee (SC) Expert Working Groups (EWGs) Technical Panels (TPs)

5 Standard setting process Stage 1: Topics Stage 2: Drafting Stage 3: Member consultation Stage 4: Adoption 6-7 years in total

6 International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) 32 ISPMs adopted – 4 specific ISPMs 87 topics and subjects

7 Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPO) Coordinate implementation in their regions Technical Consultation of RPPOs; –All RPPOs meet annually –encourages inter-regional cooperation

8 Opportunity to participate Stage 1: New topic/Work programme New topic Members (NPPOs, RPPOs), SPS Secretary, other organization Review Region (SC) Work programme Contracting Parties (CPM)

9 Stage 2: Drafting Specification Region (SC) Comment Members (NPPOs,RPPOs) international organizations Approve Spec Region (SC) Draft text Experts Finalize draft Region (SC) Opportunity to participate (Cont)

10 Stage 3: Consultation Comment Members (NPPOs, RPPOs), international organizations Revise draft Region (SC) Stage 4: Adoption Comment Members (NPPOs, RPPOs), international organizations Adopt Contracting Parties (CPM) Opportunity to participate (Cont)

11 Recent developments Special Process Regional workshop on draft ISPMs IPPC Implementation Review and Support System (IRSS)

12 Development process Regular Process –For concept standards Special Process (formerly Fast track) –For technical standards –Drafted by TPs with focus on science –Discussed by SC via

13 Regional workshop on draft ISPMs Since 2001 Provide forum for developing countries for their review of draft ISPMs In 2009, IPPC held first workshop for Russian speaking countries

14 Implementation Review and Support System (IRSS) Facilitate implementation of IPPC and ISPMs Partially implemented due to lack of resources Two components; Review and Support –Evaluate implementation (IPPC & ISPMs) –Help Desk for implementation

15 Challenging issues Procedure for standard setting e.g. Special process Expectation: fewer comments, quick adoption Participation by developing countries Few experts nominated for TPs/EWGs

16 Secretariat staffing –Very few permanent staff members Funding –FAO contributions stagnant –No assessed member contributions –No predictable regular income flow to Trust Funds Challenging issues

17 Relationship with SPS committee IPPC Secretariat SPS Committee Report on: New ISPMs Other developments (e.g. meetings, calls) SPS Secretariat CPM Report on: Discussions at SPS Committee

18 CODEX IPPC –CODEX trust fund participation report was used as basis for evaluating participation of developing countries in IPPC meetings (2009) Relationship with other 2 sisters

19 OIE IPPC OIE shared its experience with; –recognition of animal disease status at IPPC open-ended WG on international recognition of pest free areas (2008) –the Performance of Veterinary Services tool (PVS) at IPPC open-ended WG on Building National Phytosanitary Capacity (2008) Relationship with other 2 sisters (Cont)

20 CODEX, OIE and IPPC participate at SPS workshop together Standard setting process of CODEX and OIE were compared with IPPC for; –Review of IPPC standard setting procedures –Reorganization of ISPMs Relationship with other 2 sisters (Cont)

21 Potential areas of collaboration SPS Committee IPPC New topics Revision of ISPMs SPS Committee 3 sisters Information sharing of common issues

22 Common issues CODEXIPPCOIE -Pest free areaRegionalization -Surveillance Risk analysis Certification Non-compliance Procedures for standard setting

23 Common issues (cont) CODEXIPPCOIE Implementation Capacity building Private standards Languages Funding


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