The 4th Regional Meeting to review the progress of the West Eurasia FMD Roadmap was held in Baku, Azerbaijan in April 2013 in the framework of the FAO OIE Global Framework for the Progressive Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases (OIE/FAO/GFTADs), with the collaboration of the OIE and with the support of the European Commission for the Control of FMD (EuFMD), European Commission (DG-SANCO), and FAO-EMPRES. It was hosted by the State Veterinary service, Azerbaijan, and the EuFMD provided the Secretariat. In total, 10 countries in West EurAsia were represented at the level of the Chief Veterinary Officers (CVOs) or their representatives; 14 countries, that had been involved since the launch of the Roadmap in 2008 had been invited. The FAO, OIE, and EuFMD participated at a senior level. The Objectives of the Meeting were to review the progress along the Regional Roadmap towards the vision identified at the Shiraz Meeting in 2008 of a “West Eurasia region free of clinical FMD by 2020”; to share information on FMD virus circulation within the West Eurasia FMDV ecosystem to assist planning of vaccination and other preventive measures in the short-term and to support countries to prepare national project proposals for investment in FMD control in relation with regional component.