88th OIE

GENERAL SESSION

24 – 29 May 2020

INTRODUCTION

The 88th General Session of the World Assembly of National Delegates of the OIE will be held from 24 to 29 May 2020, bringing together representatives of 182 OIE Members and observers from international organisations that have signed an official agreement with the OIE, as well as other international and regional organisations and invited guests.

The OIE General Assembly will take place at the “Maison de la Chimie” from Sunday 24 to Friday 29 May 2020 (Friday’s session is exclusively for the OIE Delegates, as it concerns administrative and financial matters).

The World Assembly of OIE Delegates will examine several texts, with a view to adopt, several new intergovernmental standards covering animal disease control methods, including those for controlling diseases transmissible to humans, the safety of international trade in animals and animal products, as well as animal welfare. The final report of the implementation of the 6th Strategic Plan (2016-2020) and the proposed 7th Strategic plan will be presented, and the election of the OIE Director General will be conducted.

The following technical item will be presented:

“The Required competencies of Veterinary Services in the context of international trade: opportunities and challenges.”

The opening session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates is always a special event owing to the presence of important personalities from around the world. In addition to the President of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates and the Director General of OIE, addresses will be made by high level authorities of several OIE Members.

GENERAL SESSION VENUE

The General Session will be held at the

MAISON DE LA CHIMIE

28 bis rue Saint-Dominique, 75007 Paris

Tel: 33 (0) 1 40 62 27 00

REGISTRATION

The first three members of official delegations from OIE Members are exempt from paying the registration fees to participate to the General Session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates. As previous years, in order to encourage their participation, duly appointed OIE National Focal Points will be exempt from registration fees in case their country delegation would exceed three persons.

The first two members of official delegations from International Organisations that have signed an agreement with the OIE are exempt from paying the registration fees. For the other eligible Organisations, observer countries and territories, only one member is exempt from registration fees.

Following reception of the invitation letters sent by the OIE, the official delegations from OIE Member Countries, International Organisations that have signed an agreement with the OIE, other eligible Organisations, observer countries and territories must register on the secure website sent to each Head of Delegation.

Those members of delegations who are not exempt from paying the registration fees are invited to pay them while registering on the secure website (payment online or by bank transfer):

400€

for OIE Members and International Organisations that have signed an agreement with the OIE

450€

for observer countries and territories and other eligible Organisations

The registration fees are a financial participation to the costs of the logistics of the General Session, including coffee breaks and cocktail.

CONTACT

88th General Session Secretariat

OIE 12, rue de Prony

75017 Paris, France

Tel : 33 (0) 1 44.15.18.88
Fax : 33(0)1 42.67.09.87
Email : sg_secretariat@oie.int

LIVESTREAM

The 88th OIE General Session will be transmitted live during the event.

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