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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Asia
26/09/2016 - 30/09/2016 | New Delhi, India


The 20th Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Asia will be held from September 26th–30th 2016 in New Delhi, India.
The Session will begin at 09:30, Monday, September 26th. The Session will be conducted in English and Chinese.

On Sunday 25th September there will be two physical working groups:
1. Proposed Draft Regional Standard for Laver Products; 9:00–12:00
2. Proposed Draft Regional Code of Hygienic Practice for Street-Vended Foods; 14:00-17:00


The following side events are planned to be held during CCASIA20:
• Workshop for the first time delegates - Sunday 25th September 17:00 - at Regal Room
• Codex Communication Tool – Monday 26th September Lunch time (see attached)
• Codex Trust Fund 2 – Wednesday 28th September Lunch time (see attached)
• Revitalization of Regional Coordinating Committees and Strengthening Standard-setting and Implementation of Codex Standards - Friday 30th September 13:00-16:00 (see attached)
• Feast, Flavour and Fusion of India (Food Safety initiatives in Catering sectors) – Thursday September 29th evening (see attached)
• Trip to Agra – Thursday September 29th


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 20th August 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 [email protected].
Only in case of technical difficulty, the registration form should be sent directly to the CCASIA Secretariat.


The documents for the session are available in English and Chinese. 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 Agenda05/04/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/1
9Proposed Draft Regional Code of Hygienic Practice for Street-Vended Foods07/04/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/10
12Nomination of the Coordinator12/04/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/13
5Matters Arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees 13/07/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/6
10Discussion Paper on the Development of a Regional Standard for Makgeolli22/07/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/11
4Use of Codex Standards in the Region13/07/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/5
8Proposed Draft Regional Standard for Laver Products01/06/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/9
7Monitoring of the Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan03/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/8
11Discussion Paper on the Development of a Regional Standard for Natto08/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/12
3.1Food Safety and Quality Situation in the Countries of the Region23/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/3
5.1Discussion and Conclusion Related to the Revitalisation of FAO/WHO Coordinating Committees23/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/6 Add.1
6Codex Work Relevant to the Region12/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/7
3.2Prioritization of the Needs of the Region and Possible Approaches to Address Them 23/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/4
103Proposal for New Work on a Codex Regional Standard for Quick Frozen Dumpling (Jiaozi)26/09/2016
CRD3 Rev.
104Proposal for New Work on a Codex Regional Standard for Rice Dumpling (Zongzi)26/09/2016
CRD4 Rev.
3.11On line platform for information sharing on food safety control systems 11/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/3 Add.1
8.1Comments on Proposed Draft Regional Standard for Laver Products04/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/9 Add.1
9.1Comments on Proposed Draft Regional Code of Hygienic Practice for Street-Vended Foods04/08/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/10 Add.1
0.1Information for Delegates10/08/2016
13Relations Between FAO and WHO Policies, Strategies and Guidelines and Codex Work12/09/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/14
10.1Standardization for Alcoholic Beverages in Codex12/09/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/11 Add.1
2Keynote Address on Role of Codex in Strengthening National Food Control System in the Asian Region – A Way Forward14/09/2016
CX/ASIA 16/20/2
105Comments of Japan on Agenda Items 5, 7, 1024/09/2016
106Discussion Paper on Co-Chairing of Codex Committee Meetings24/09/2016
107Development of Standard for Dried Longan24/09/2016
108Comments of the Philippines on Agenda Item 924/09/2016
109Comments of India on Agenda Items 3a, 4, 7, 8 and 924/09/2016
110Comments of Indonesia on Agenda Items 4, 9 and 1127/09/2016
111Conversion of the Regional Standard for Chilli Sauce (Codex Stan 306r-2011) to an International Standard25/09/2016
112Comments of Thailand on Agenda Items 8 and 925/09/2016
101Report of the Physical Working Group on the Proposed Draft Regional Standard for Laver Products 26/09/2016
102Physical Working Group Report on Proposed Draft Regional Code of Hygienic Practice for Street-Vended Foods26/09/2016
113Activities of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture Relevant to CCASIA 05/10/2016
114All files zip collection