The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) was established in 1992 by FAO in recognition of the increasing roles of the IPPC.
The Secretariat is hosted by FAO and its Headquarters is in Rome, Italy. The staff of the IPPC Secretariat currently consists of a Secretary, a Coordinator and several professional officers and administrative staff. The Secretariat is also complemented by contracting parties providing staff resources through various contributions.
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