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43rd General Session of the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease

From 17/04/2019 to 18/04/2019
Rome, Italy - FAO HQ,


The forty-third General Session of the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease is to be held on 17-18 April 2019 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

Item 1 Agenda
Item 2 Global and Regional surveillance reports D. King
Item 2b Progress of the GF-TADS Global Strategy FMD working Group
Item 3 Transboundary disease risks in the European region: situation report, co-ordination arrangements and priorities for future actions to reduce risk F. Rosso
Item 4 Technical Point 1 Modelling FMD and transboundary diseases at European scale: potential for optimizing control measures at regional and national scales K. Mintiens
Item 5 Technical Point 2 Biosecurity classification of holdings in Europe: potential gains for the public and private sectors in disease emergencies J. Dewulf
Item 5b Technical Point 3 How prepared are we? Towards a framework for better planning and testing of emergency preparedness S. Gaynor
Item 6 Technical Point 4 Early warning and better preparedness for FMD and similar TADS in the European neighbourhood: the case for an integrated approach F. Rosso
Item 7 Report of the Executive Committee on the actions since the 42nd Session K.Sumption & J.L. Angot
Item 8 Proposed updating to the four year Strategic Plan (2019-2022) K. Sumption
Item 9 Information Session - Current FMD Situation in: Turkey, Israel & Georgia A. Bulut, T. Gosher & Z.Rukhadze
Item 10 Report on the status of FMD antigen and vaccine banks in the European Neighbourhood K. Krstevski
Item 11 Report of the Standing Technical Committee (STC) and its working groups E. Ryan
Item 12 Minimum Standards for laboratory containment of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus: proposed updating K. Tjørnehøj
Item 13 Proposal for Technical Committees and their functions in the upcoming biennium K. Sumption
Item 14 Financial Report, Budget and membership contributions for the biennium 2018-2019 K. Sumption & C. Carraz

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