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Кодекса Наблюдатели

При осуществлении своего мандата Комиссия "Кодекс Алиментариус" руководствуется следующими основными ценностями: сотрудничество, инклюзивность, принятие решений на основе консенсуса и транспарентность. Правительственные и неправительственные, общественные и частные организации в равной мере играют важнейшую роль в обеспечении высочайшего качества текстов Кодекса, основанных на подтвержденных научных данных.

Своим авторитетом в области разработки международных стандартов Кодекс обязан в том числе активному взаимодействию с наблюдателями, которые вносят ценный вклад в его деятельность. Экспертные технические органы, отраслевые и потребительские ассоциации участвуют в разработке стандартов в духе открытости, сотрудничества и транспарентности.

Межправительственные организации (МПО) и международные неправительственные организации (НПО) могут подавать заявки на получение статуса наблюдателя в Кодексе, что дает им право принимать участие в работе сессий и высказывать свои мнения на всех этапах разработки стандартов.

В настоящее время Комиссия Кодекс Алиментариус насчитывает: 211 участников Кодекса - 48 международных государственных организаций (IGOs), 147 частных (негосударственных) организаций (NGOs), 16 организаций Объединенных наций (UN).

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Codex featured at the World Dairy Summit

Tom Heilandt, Codex Secretary, and Professor Yong Ho Park, Chairperson of the Codex Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance, highlighted Codex food standards as panellists in two different sessions of the 2018 International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit in Daejeon, Korea, this week. “Food is more than just eating, but comfort,” Heilandt said in the keynote speech of the session on food safety. “We tend to take its safety for granted. Food is fragile. That’s why we need to work together to [...]
19 October 2018

ePing: a tool to discover changes in trading partners’ product requirements

Staying abreast of the evolving regulatory landscape affecting the food trade can be a challenge. Yet it is vital for both public and private sector stakeholders to find out in a timely manner when changes are on their way. This is where ePing can help. ePing is of potential interest to Codex Members and Observers -government agencies, standardizing bodies, producers, exporters, importers, service providers, international organizations, research institutes and NGOs. World Trade Organization (WTO) member governments are required to notify other [...]
24 September 2018

Observer spotlight: Consumers International

Consumers International represents the voice of consumers in international policy-making forums and the global marketplace, including in the Codex Alimentarius Commission as an Observer organization. The vast partnership – with more than 200 organizations in more than 100 countries – strives to ‘drive change in the global marketplace on a scale that cannot be achieved at a national level alone, to ensure consumers are treated safely, fairly and honestly’. The Codex Secretariat recently spoke with Anna Glayzer, who is an [...]
11 September 2018

Observer spotlight: International Dairy Federation

The International Dairy Federation (IDF), a longstanding Codex Observer organization, now has more than 1 200 dairy experts dedicated to helping ‘nourish the world with safe and sustainable dairy’, a mission that aligns well with ‘protecting health and facilitating trade’. IDF has been contributing to the development of standards for the dairy sector since 1903. With member countries representing the entire dairy chain – from farmers and processors to research centers and academia – IDF has served as technical advisor [...]
27 July 2018

Organizations discuss food integrity and authenticity

Two side events with international governmental and non-governmental organizations International governmental and non-governmental organizations agreed that Codex is the ideal forum to address issues related to food fraud and authenticity on the margins of the 41st Codex Alimentarius Commission. During the side sessions moderated by Carlos Laorden of El País, participants reported the need to speak the same language on food fraud, to define an agreed terminology and that steps should be taken to mitigate risks associated with deliberate tampering and substitution, [...]
04 July 2018

Comment on the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food 12th Session

Dr Martin Slayne -  International Council of Grocery Manufacturers Associations Global Head Scientific & Regulatory Affairs The Hershey Company  The Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (CCCF) provides a global forum for governments to harmonize regulatory management measures, based on common science, risk assessment and best practices. At the recent 12th meeting of the Committee, good progress was made in some areas, although a key observation when discussing the setting of Maximum Levels for contaminants was an increasing pattern of country [...]
26 March 2018
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Observers in Codex

This video highlights the role observer organisations play in Codex.