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Canada's contribution to the International Plant Protection Convention standard-setting process

Current status: Closed

These consultations ran from July 1, 2022, to September 30, 2022.

Each year, the International Plant Protection Convention conducts consultations with contracting parties on draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs). Through these consultations, each member country has the opportunity to share its perspectives and contribute towards improving the ISPMs. The CFIA is responsible for engaging partners and stakeholders, submitting comments on behalf of Canadians and ensuring that Canadian interests are considered and reflected in the ISPMs.

The topics of the 2022 consultations were as follows.

Draft ISPMs

For first consultation:

For second consultation:

Draft specifications for ISPMs:

Draft specifications for guides and training materials:

Who was the focus of this consultation

All groups and individuals interested in plant health and willing to contribute feedback to any of the draft documents are encouraged to participate, including government organizations, importers, researchers and industry.

Related information

The IPPC's previous consultations for draft ISPMs page lists the history of previous consultations for draft ISPMs, previous versions of draft ISPMs, background documents and responses to comments.

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