FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Near East
15/05/2017 - 19/05/2017 | Rome, FAO Headquarters, Italy


The 9th Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Near East will be held from May 15th-19th 2017 at FAO Headquarter, Rome, Italy.
The Session will begin at 09:00, Monday, May 15th. The Session will be conducted in Arabic, English and French.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 15th April 2017.

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 CCNEA Secretariat.


The documents for the session are available in English, French and Arabic. 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.

Timings for side events will be announced during the plenary and are subject to change depending on how the agenda progresses.

Codex Communications: web tools - enhancing participation in Codex (see attached).
Introduction to TRACES - TRAde Control and Expert System. (see attached).
Antimicrobial resistance and food safety – from global commitment to local actions. (see attached).
Making best use of the FAO/WHO Codex Diagnostic Tool. (see attached).

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
11Nomination of the Coordinator23/02/2017
CX/NE 17/09/12
5Matters arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees 22/01/2017
CX/NE 17/09/06
3.12On line platform for information sharing on food safety control systems 23/02/2017
CX/NE 17/09/03-Add.1
8.1Proposed draft Regional Standard for Doogh (at Step 4) 08/02/2017
CL 2017/08-NE
3.2Prioritization of the needs of the region and possible approaches to address them 18/04/2017
CX/NE 17/09/04
3.11Food safety and quality situation in the countries of the region02/11/2016
CX/NE 17/09/03
4Use of Codex standards in the region16/04/2017
CX/NE 17/09/05
2Keynote address on Food Authenticity/Food Integrity14/11/2016
CX/NE 17/09/02
6Codex work relevant to the Region07/10/2016
CX/NE 17/09/07
1Provisional Agenda08/05/2017
CX/NE 17/9/01(Rev)
7Monitoring the implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2014-2019 (Strategic plan for CCNE 2014-2019) - Status of implementation 03/05/2017
CX/NE 17/09/08
12Relations between FAO and WHO Policies, Strategies and Guidelines and Codex work - Matter for information from CCEXEC71 and CAC3923/02/2017
CX/NE 17/09/13
10Discussion paper on chilled prepackaged ready-to-eat salads02/11/2016
CX/NE 17/09/11
9.1Proposed draft Regional Standard for Zaatar (at Step 4) 09/05/2017
CL 2017/09-NE
0CCNE9 Report25/05/2017
0.1Information for delegates02/02/2017
8.2Comments at Step 3 in reply to CL 2017/08-NE02/11/2016
CX/NE 17/09/09
9.2Comments at Step 3 in reply to CL 2017/09-NE 02/11/2016
CX/NE 17/09/10
101Compilation of opening speeches16/05/2017
102Comments from Saudi Arabia18/05/2017
103All files zip collection

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