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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Europe
30/09/2019 - 04/10/2019 | Almaty, Kazakhstan


The 31st Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Europe will be held at the Rixos Almaty Hotel, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The Session will begin at 09:30, Monday, 30 September 2019.
The Session will be conducted in English, French, Kazakh, Spanish and Russian. Simultaneous interpretation facilities will be provided in these languages. Arrangements for simultaneous interpretation in Russian and Kazakh will be the responsibility of Kazakhstan.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the Codex Online Registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 13 September 2019.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Points of Observer 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 CCEURO Secretariat.


Registration facilities will be open on Sunday 29 September from 15:00 to 18:00 and on Monday 30 September from 08:00 at the same venue of the meeting, to the left side of the main entrance.


Thursday 3 October 09:00 - 11:00 - Codex Web-tool Clinic (English with simultaneous translation to Russian)


• Sunday 29 September 14:00-17:00 - FAO/WHO workshop: “AMR from a food safety perspective - lessons learned and the way forward”.
• Monday 30 September starting at 19:00 - Reception hosted by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• Tuesday 1 October starting at 19:00 - Dinner for the Heads of Delegations


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


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1Provisional Agenda05/06/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/1
10Nomination of the Coordinator17/06/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/13
5Matters arising from the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Committees 14/06/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/7
8Codex Communications work plan22/07/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/11
2Keynote address: Food fraud - addressing risks, prevention and counteraction22/07/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/2
0.1Information for Delegates23/07/2019
3.1Food safety and quality situation in the countries of the region: Current and emerging issues in the region24/07/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/3
3.2The future of food safety: Outcome of the first FAO/WHO/AU International Food Safety Conference and the International Forum on Food Safety and Trade - What's next?26/07/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/4
7.1Implementation of the Codex Strategic Plan 2014-201901/08/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/9
6Codex work relevant to the region04/08/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/8
4Use of Codex standards in the region07/08/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/6
3.3Food safety and quality situation in the countries of the region: Use of the online platform for information sharing on food safety control systems; status of information and future plans/prospects19/08/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/5
7.2Codex Strategic Plan 2020-2025 - Roadmap to implementation19/08/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/10
9Language policy in CCEURO26/08/2019
CX/EURO 19/31/12
101Division of Competence between the European Union and its Member States (item 1)20/09/2019
104Letter to the Director General of the World Health Organization (Agenda item 3.2)23/09/2019
Report of the 31st session of the CCEURO25/10/2019
105Comments of the European Union on Agenda items 2, 3.1, 3.2, 4, 5, 6, 7.1, 7.2, 8, 9.23/09/2019
106Comments by UK: Information on a virtual network on food authenticity analysis30/09/2019
103Keynote presentation by Paul Brereton30/09/2019
107Comments of Norway on Agenda Item 230/09/2019
102Speeches at the Opening Ceremony 01/10/2019
109Report of the In-session Working Group on the implementation of the Strategic Plan 2020-2025 01/10/2019
110Summary of an informal discussion in the margins of CCEURO31 on the operationalization on the Statements of Principle concerning the role of science 02/10/2019
111All files zip collection