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CCFICS24

Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems
22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018 | Brisbane, Australia



GENERAL INFORMATION

The 24th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems will be held from 22nd to 26th October at the Sofitel, Brisbane Central Hotel, Brisbane, at the kind invitation of the Government of Australia. The Session will begin at 9.30 on Monday 22 October 2018. Registration facilities will be open on Sunday 21 October 2018 from 14.00 to 17.00 and on Monday 22 October from 8:00 at the same venue.

The Session will be conducted in English, French and Spanish.

SEMINAR FOR FIRST TIME DELEGATES

Seminar for first time delegates will be held Sunday 21 October from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Please find here the invitation and the information documents.

PLENARY SCHEDULE
Monday 22 October 09:30 - 12:30; 14:30 - 18:30
Tuesday 23 October 09:00 - 12:30; 14:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 24 October 09:00 - 12:30; 14:30 - 18:00
Friday 26 October 09:30 onwards (adoption of the report)

SIDE EVENTS
- Monday 22 October 13:30 - 14:15 – Electronic Certification (Slides are here available: Presentation 1 - Presentation 2)
- Tuesday 23 October 13:30 - 14:15 – Third Party Assurance (Slides are here available: Presentation 1 - Presentation 2)
- Wednesday 24 October 13:30 - 14:15 - Food Integrity and Food Authenticity (Slides are here available: Presentation)

RECEPTION
Monday 22 October Soiree Deck, Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel 18:30 - 20:30

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION

All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 22nd September 2018.

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 codex@fao.org.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

It is important that you lodge your visa application as soon as possible and at least six weeks before your intended travel to allow sufficient time for processing. Codex Australia will not be able to provide individual invitation letters to facilitate visa applications. Anyone who is not an Australian citizen needs a valid visa to enter and spend time in Australia. There are different visas for tourists, business people, sports people, students and others.

All visas must be obtained before travelling. Visitors can apply for Australian visas at Australian government missions overseas or electronically through travel agents and airlines in many parts of the world. For more information please visit: http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/business/

DOCUMENTS

The documents for the session are available in English, French and Spanish. They will be published 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.

For more information please check the Information for Delegates document in the list here below.

Related documents

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Document Reference
2Matters referred to the Committee by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Subsidiary Bodies 13/06/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/2
4Proposed draft guidance on use of systems equivalence 16/07/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/4
7Discussion Paper on Food Integrity and Food Authenticity17/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/7
8Discussion Paper on consideration of Emerging Issues and future directions for the work CCFICS17/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/8
6Proposed draft guidance on regulatory approaches to third party assurance schemes in food safety and fair practices in the food trade23/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/6
1Provisional Agenda23/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/1
9Assessment of the experimental approach for intersessional PWGs27/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/9
3Information on activities of FAO and WHO and Other International Organisations Relevant to the work of CCFICS - Report from FAO and WHO 11/09/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/3
2.1Matters referred to the Committee by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Subsidiary Bodies 13/06/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/2 Add.1
3.1Information on activities of FAO and WHO and other International Organisations relevant to the work of CCFICS - Information from IPPC and WCO 20/09/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/3 Add.1
3.2Information on activities of FAO and WHO and Other International Organisations Relevant to the work of CCFICS - Information from OIE 21/09/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/3-Add.2
5Proposed draft Guidance on Paperless use of Electronic Certificates16/07/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/5
6.1Proposed draft principles and guidelines for the assessment and use of voluntary third-party assurance programme: Comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2018/53/OCS-CCFICS)09/10/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/6 Add.1
4.1Proposed draft guidance on use of systems equivalence: Comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2018/51/OCS-CCFICS) 09/10/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/4 Add.1
10.1Discussion paper proposing to consolidate and modernize guidance on the use of equivalence 22/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/10
101Division of Competence between the European Union and its Member States15/10/2018
CRD1
5.1Proposed draft Guidance on Paperless use of Electronic Certificates: Comments at Step 3 (Replies to CL 2018/52/OCS-FICS)09/10/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/5 Add.1
Report of the 24th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems08/11/2018
REP19/FICS
0.1Information for Delegates13/06/2018
102Comments of Cuba, European Union, Philippines, Thailand, African Union, IFAAO and WCO on item 716/10/2018
CRD2
103Comments of Philippines and African Union on item 816/10/2018
CRD3
104Comments of African Union on item 916/10/2018
CRD4
105Comments of Philippines and African Union on item 10.116/10/2018
CRD5
6.2Proposed draft principles and guidelines for the assessment and use of voluntary third-party assurance programme: Comments at Step 316/10/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/6 Add.2
5.2Proposed draft Guidance on Paperless use of Electronic Certificates: Comments at Step 316/10/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/5 Add.2
4.2Proposed draft guidance on use of systems equivalence: Comments at Step 3 16/10/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/4 Add.2
109Comments of India on items 2, 4, 5, 6, 721/10/2018
CRD9
108Comments of Nigeria on items 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 921/10/2018
CRD8
107Comments of Papua New Guinea on items 4, 5, 6, 7, 821/10/2018
CRD7
106Comments of El Salvador on items 4, 5, 7, 10.121/10/2018
CRD6
110Comments of Nicaragua on item 621/10/2018
CRD10
111Comments of Australia on items 5, 621/10/2018
CRD11
112Item 4 - Amendment to Project Document for New Work on Guidance on the Use of Systems Equivalence22/10/2018
CRD12
113Comments of Thailand on items 4, 622/10/2018
CRD13
115Comments of Canada on items 4, 5, 622/10/2018
CRD15
116Comments of Ghana on items 4, 5, 623/10/2018
CRD16
117Opening remarks of the CCFICS Chairperson31/10/2018
CRD17
118All files zip collection