FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

APPPC pre-Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Meeting

09/03/2021-09/03/2021 Virtual, Bangkok, Thailand

The IPPC boasts a network of international partners from all over the world and working to protect plant health. This year the fifteenth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-15) has been scheduled on 16 March, 18 March and 1 April 2021 by virtual means. The provisional agenda and documents were sent by IPPC (https://www.ippc.int/en/cpm-sessions/cpm-15/), which were already circulated for your kind information and necessary action.

It is normal practice to hold a pre-CPM meeting prior to the start of the CPM. As the CPM-15 will be held virtually this year.   

Provisional APPPC pre-CPM meeting agenda with proposed date on 9 March 2021 at 09:00-11:00 hrs., Bangkok Time.  





Welcome, objective and agenda of the program

APPPC Secretariat


CPM 8.1/8.3. Adoption and implementation plan of the IPPC Strategic Framework (SF) 2020-2030.

Mr Thomson


CPM 9.3/11.2 Adoption of ISPMs. List of topics for Standard Setting, Implementation, and Capacity Development.

2021 Call for Topics

Dr. Lihong


CPM 13 ePhyto, plan for the region




CPM 14.3 International Day of Plant Health. Members need to understand the expectation from IPPC and how members can support this proposal.

Dr. Lihong


Review of APPPC Work Programme

Dr Yim


Any other business and closing of the program

All the participants and Chair