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Chief Veterinary Officers (CVOs) of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have provisionally endorsed the Draft Regional Policy on Trade in Animals and Animal Products.

Endorsement in principle was given on 17 January 2020, at a meeting of the CVOs in Georgetown, Guyana. Member States are to further review and provide, if necessary, written comments on the policy.

 

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The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting:

• Submissions of case studies to support implementation of ISPM 8: Determination of Pest Status and enhance the Pest Status Guide (2017-039), which is currently under development.

 

Read more: https://www.ippc.int/en/calls/call-for-case-studies-related-to-pest-status-determination/

 

During CPM-14 (2019), the concept of emerging pests and emergency issues was discussed and several countries expressed concern regarding the outbreaks of Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall Armyworm), strongly advocating for Strengthening Pest Outbreak Alert and Response Systems, as there are currently no such global systems in place within the IPPC Community.

 

Read more: https://www.ippc.int/en/calls/call-for-pest-outbreak-alert-from-contracting-parties/