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Call for members and replacement members of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) - (Europe, Asia and Pacific)

Posted on jeu, 19 Oct 2023, 15:19

Deadline on ven, 12 Jan 2024, 23:59

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting nominations of regional representatives and replacements for the Europe region to the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC)

In addition, the two following regions are kindly invited to submit nomination of replacement members to complete the IC Membership:

When considering nominations, please read through the IC Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure

For IC replacements for regional representatives, a maximum of two replacements may be nominated by each region and when a region nominates two, it should indicate the order in which they would serve as replacements.

Nominations should be submitted by the National IPPC Official Contact Points or Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) official contact points to the IPPC Secretariat.

All nominations are due 12 January 2024.

IPPC Criteria for receiving travel assistance

The organization that employs a meeting participant is responsible for funding the travel and daily subsistence allowance for that person to be able to attend an IPPC meeting. If the employer is unable to allocate sufficient funds, participants are first encouraged to seek assistance from sources other than the IPPC Secretariat. However, the IPPC Secretariat could financially support the travel and per diem expenses according to the criteria used for prioritizing participants to receive travel assistance to attend meetings organized by the IPPC Secretariat which are available at : https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/criteria-used-prioritizing-participants-receive-travel-assistance-attend-meetings/.

Dates of meetings Face-to-face IC meetings are generally organized in May and November. Virtual meetings are organized as needed. Dates of the meetings are published on the IPPC Calendar: https://www.ippc.int/en/year/calendar/ when determined.

Instructions for making nominations

Each nomination should be sent by email sent to the IPPC Secretariat ([email protected] ) with copy to Descartes KOUMBA ([email protected]) and must be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. A Letter of intent of the Nominee confirming the motivations and the willingness to be a member of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC).

  2. Nominee details and summary of expertise form - All sections should be completed, including contact details, education and professional training. A clear description of the nominee’s expertise in one or more areas of specific expertise is required. The file should be named as follows: COUNTRY_SURNAME_Firstname_Nominee_form.

  3. Completed and signed Statement of Commitment form - this should be read carefully by each nominee and then discussed with their employer. The form should be signed by the nominee and a senior person from the organization that employs the nominee and submitted with the nomination (as a scanned image file such as PDF). The file should be named as follows: COUNTRY_SURNAME_Firstname_commitment.

  4. The nominee’s Curriculum Vitae (CV) - an electronic copy of the nominee’s CV (as a word processing file such as MS Word) with the file named as follows: COUNTRY_SURNAME_Firstname_CV.

If you have any questions, please contact Descartes KOUMBA ([email protected] ) for more information.

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