EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2014 Num. article: 2014/224

The International Plant Protection Convention joins the Liaison Group of the Biodiversity-related Conventions

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) became the 7th member of the Biodiversity-related Conventions during the 9th ordinary meeting of the Liaison Group held in Switzerland in August 2014. The Liaison Group is composed of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA), the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and the World Heritage Convention (WHC). The Liaison Group seeks to enhance coherence and cooperation in the implementation of Biodiversity-related Conventions by providing a platform to exchange information and to enhance implementation.


International Plant Protection Convention Website, IPPC Recognized as a Biodiversity-related Convention. https://www.ippc.int/fr/news/ippc-secretariat/ippc-recognized-biodiversity-related-convention
Convention on Biological Diversity Website, Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions. http://www.cbd.int/blg/