AU-IBAR, under the scope of the consolidation phase of the project Participation of African Nations in Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standard Setting Organizations (PANSPSO Phase 2), convened the sixth meeting for OIE delegates, from 5th to 7th May 2014 in Nairobi to examine the proposed changes in the OIE Terrestrial and Aquatic Codes submitted for adoption during the General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates to take place in Paris, France from 25th to 30th May 2014.
Of attendance were thirty eight African Delegates from Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. IGAD was the only regional economic community represented.
At attendance were representative of FAO (ECTAD Nairobi) and OIE (OIE Regional representative for Africa, OIE sub-regional office for East Africa)
The African OIE Delegates and the representatives of RECs agreed on common positions that the 52 African countries members of OIE will present at the 82nd General Session of OIE. The meeting recommended to African OIE Delegates absent at the meeting in Nairobi to support the common positions in order for Africa to speak with ONE VOICE.
PANSPSO Consolidation phase is a European Union-funded project (Aid for Trade) that is being implemented in all African Union Member States.
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