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07.12.2016

International seminar in the field of plant quarantine

Page ContentOn December 7-8, the Eurasian Economic Commission hosted an international seminar on topical issues in the field of plant quarantine. The seminar will be attended by Member of the Board - Minister in charge of Technical Regulation of the EEC Valery Koreshkov, representatives of the World Trade Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention, the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization, representatives of authorized plant quarantine and protection bodies of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union and member states of the European Union, as well as representatives of the Information Technologies Department of the EEC. The seminar participants will be informed about the work undertaken by national plant protection and quarantine organisations to develop and apply electronic phytosanitary certificates worldwide, with experience of their application in individual countries, will have the chance to discuss control when moving regulated products throughout the territory of the European Union and Eurasian Economic Union, including the traceability of regulated products. In addition, it is planned that the seminar will include a speech by representatives of the WTO on the application of the WTO agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary measures and the WTO’s activities in accordance with the Trade Facilitation Agreement.​