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Organization
Record information and status
Record ID
15819
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-08-23 14:16 UTC (philippe.leblond@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2019-02-22 21:30 UTC (anastasia.beliaeva@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2019-02-22 21:30 UTC (anastasia.beliaeva@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)
Coordinates
Coordinates
International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)
AGDI, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Rome
Italy, 00153
Phone:+39 (0) 6 5705 4812
Fax:+39 (0) 6 5705 4819
Email:IPPC@fao.org,IPPC-Secretary@fao.org
Url:International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • UN and other specialized agency of the UN Common System
Thematic areas
Environmental, food and feed safety
Organization’s profile
The IPPC's purpose is common and effective action to prevent the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products, and the promotion of appropriate control measures.
Linked organizations
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Rome
Italy, 00153
Phone:+39 (0) 6 57051
Fax:+39 (0) 6 570 53152
Email:biotech-website@fao.org,FAO-HQ@fao.org,Official-Correspondence-Group@fao.org
Url:Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Additional Information
Additional Information
The IPPC evaluates the potential "pest" characteristics (including weediness) of GMOs, that is, whether a GMO may be detrimental to plant life or health.