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Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific (RAP-702)

Title Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Code RAP-702
Sessions and documents

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Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article XIV

Origin

Established under Article XXIII of the Agreement for the Establishment of a Regional Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia, the Far East and the Southwest Pacific which was approved by the Council at its Sixtieth Session (1973, Resolution 1/60).

The AGREEMENT came into force on 29 December 1975 and was amended in 1977 and 1979 (Resolutions 2/74 and 1/76 of the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-sixth Sessions of the Council) and again 1986 (Resolution 3/90 of the Ninetieth Session of the Council) to bring the title of the Commission into line with decisions taken by the Conference at its Twentieth Session (1979).

Rules of Procedure

Adopted at the First Session (1976).

RULES OF PROCEDURE

Category Cat. 1
Purpose

To promote livestock development in general, national and international research and action with respect to animal health and husbandry problems in Asia, the Far East and the Southwest Pacific.

Membership

Open to Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization situated wholly or partly within, or responsible for the international relations of any territory situated wholly or partly within, the area bounded by latitudes 50o North, 50o South and longitudes 60o East and 130o West that become parties to the Agreement by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance.

Number of Members 19
List of Members
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Samoa
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
Languages English
Frequency of Sessions Normally one session per year (as from 1997)
Division Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP)
Contact information/email

FAO-RAP@fao.org or Joachim.Otte@fao.org

Web site

Animal Production and Health Commission for Asia and the Pacific

First Session June 1976