FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean
21/11/2016 - 25/11/2016 | Viña del Mar, Chile


The 20th Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean will be held from November 21st–25th 2016 in Viña del Mar, Chile.
The Session will begin at 09:00, Monday, November 21st. The Session will be conducted in English and Spanish.


There will be following side events to be held in conjunction with the Session:
• ACHIPIA results of the IICA twinning program – Monday 21st November 13:00-14:00
• Codex communication tools - Tuesday 22nd November 13:00-14:00
• CTF 2 Informative session – Wednesday 23rd November 13:00-14:00
Delegates wishing to attend the side events are requested to click on the box of the side event included in the “Additional information” at the bottom of the e-registration form.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 10th September 2016.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Point of Observers Organizations. If the login and password have not been received, please contact
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCLAC Secretariat.

To make changes in the LoP please first login in the Codex website and then click here.


The documents for the session are available in English and Spanish. They will be placed on the Codex website as soon as they are prepared. NB! We kindly remind you to obtain all documentation from the Codex website prior to the meeting.

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda09/08/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/1
9Nomination of the Coordinator10/08/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/10
5Matters Arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees10/08/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/6
4Use of Codex Standards in the Region10/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/5Rev
5.1Discussion and conclusion related to the revitalisation of FAO/WHO Coordinating Committees14/09/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/6 Add.1
3.11Food Safety and Quality Situation in the Countries of the Region - On line platform for information sharing on food safety control systems 04/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/3 Add.1
3.1Food safety and quality situation in the countries of the region - Trends in food safety and quality issues in countries of the LAC region 10/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/3
3.2Prioritization of the needs of the region and possible approaches to address them10/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/4
10Relations between FAO and WHO Policies, Strategies and Guidelines and Codex work - Matter for information from CCEXEC71 AND CAC3913/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/11
8Proposed draft regional Standard for Yacon28/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/9
6Codex Work Relevant to the Region28/10/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/7 Rev
7Monitoring of the implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan for CCLAC 2013-2019 – Status of implementation) 03/11/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/8
2Keynote address on evaluation of food safety systems14/11/2016
CX/LAC 16/20/2
101Comments of Costa Rica and Uruguay (Agenda Item 6)10/11/2016
102Proposal of Costa Rica (Agenda Item 10)10/11/2016
8.1Comments of Argentina at Step 315/11/2016
103Comentarios de Chile (Tema 3 y 4 del programa)15/11/2016
104Comentarios de Chile (Tema 3.2 y 6 del programa) 20/11/2016
105Comentarios de Nicaragua (Tema 3, 4 y 6 del programa)20/11/2016
106Comments of Brazil (Agenda Item 3)21/11/2016
107Comentarios de El Salvador (Tema 3, 4 y 6 del programa)21/11/2016
108Comentarios de la Republica Dominicana (Tema 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 y 8 del programa)21/11/2016
109Comments of Dominica (Agenda Item 6)21/11/2016
110Comentarios de Perú (Tema 6 del programa)21/11/2016
111Comentarios de Ecuador (Tema 6 del programa)22/11/2016
112Comentarios de Ecuador (Tema 3, 4 y 8 del programa)22/11/2016
113All files zip collection

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