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Annual Meeting of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East

The annual meeting of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East will this year take place – as an online meeting – a week before the OIE’s 89th General Session (which will be a hybrid meeting). The meeting will take place on Tuesday 17 May 2022 at  (9:00 am – 11:00 am CET).

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Draft Agenda

MEETING OF THE
OIE REGIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE MIDDLE EAST
Paris, 17 May 2022
(9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Paris time)

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8:45 a.m.– 9:05 a.m. Zoom check-in and connecting

9:05 a.m.– 9:10 a.m. Adoption of the agenda (Dr. Fajer Al Salloom, President of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East and Delegate of Bahrain)

9:10 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Outcomes of the 16th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East held on 3 and 4 November 2021 (Dr. Ghazi Yehia, OIE Regional Representative for the Middle East)

9:20 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Confirmation of the dates and venue of the 17th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East to be held in November 2023 (Dr. Elias Ibrahim, Secretary-General of the OIE Regional Commission and Delegate of Lebanon)

9:25 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Selection of Technical Item I (with a questionnaire) to be included in the agenda of the 17th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East (Dr. Sanad Alharbi, Vice-President of the OIE Regional Commission and Delegate of Saudi Arabia)

9:35 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Proposal of three strategic topics of global interest to be addressed by the OIE through various means (Scientific Review, Newsletter, scientific paper, technical item, or during a specific activity/meeting) (Dr. Abdelhakim Mohamed Ali, Vice-President of the OIE Regional Commission and Delegate of Egypt)

9:50 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. Barriers to the implementation of OIE Standards on aquatic animals: first results of the survey of national Focal Points for Aquatic Animals (Drs Laure Weber-Vintzel, Paula Caceres, Barbara Alessandrini, and Bernita Giffin)

10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. The OIE capacity-building system: from the new normality to a new future. A dialogue with OIE Members on PVS and Training (Dr. Barbara Alessandrini, Head of OIE Capacity Building Department)

10:20 a.m.– 10:25 a.m. Adoption of the Regional Core Group ToRs (Dr. Fajer Al Salloom)

10:25 a.m.– 10:35 a.m. Application from the “Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority” to become an OIE Collaborating Centre on Camel Diseases (Mrs. Kaltham Kayaf, Delegate of the United Arab Emirates)

CLOSED SESSION FOR DELEGATES ONLY

10:35 a.m.– 10:55 a.m. Proposal of a Member of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East to join the OIE Council as a Member, and partial elections (if needed) in case of vacancy in the Bureau of the Regional Commission for the Middle East (Dr. Fajer Al Salloom)

10:55 a.m.– 11:10 a.m. Logo and Acronym of the Organisation (Ms. Rita Rizk, Regional Communication officer)

11: 10 a.m.– 11:20 a.m. Closing

Note that this is an event exclusively targeting selected national OIE Delegates, as well as identified observer and partner organisations. No public registration links will be published here.

 

Contact: Rita Rizk, Secretary, OIE, Lebanon