The call is open to contracting parties, regional plant protection organizations (RPPOs) and other scientific organizations wishing to be involved in the IPPC Implementation pilot project on surveillance, for specific work on three example pests of interest:

  •  Xylella fastidiosa
  • Bactrocera dorsalis species complex
  • Invasive ants


The deadline for expression of interest is 24 May, 2016.

For expression of interests to join the Informal Working Group Meeting (11-12 June, 2016) or any further questions, please contact the IPPC Secretariat (ketevan.lomsadze@fao.org with a copy to sarah.brunel@fao.org).

Further information on the implementation pilot and the proposed outcomes of the meeting can be found at https://www.ippc.int/en/calls/call-for-expression-of-interests-to-join-informal-working-group-meeting-on-the-ippc-implementation-pilot-on-surveillance-on-11-12-june-2016-thailand/

IPPC Secretariat