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SANITARY & PHYTOSANITARY MEASURES: SEMINAR — 5 NOVEMBER 2002
Seminar on technical assistance and capacity building related to the SPS agreement

The WTO Secretariat organized a seminar on technical assistance and capacity building on 5 November 2002, before the 25th meeting of the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Committee.

The workshop was chaired by the Secretariat. You can find here the PowerPoint presentations and the programme of the seminar. A summary report of the meeting will be available shortly.

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List of representatives

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A. Opening Statement

09:30

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building in the WTO — Mr. Chiedu Osakwe, Director, WTO Technical Cooperation Division
  

  
B. Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Activities related to SPS Measures — International Organizations

09:45

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); World Health Organization (WHO); Codex Alimentarius (Codex); International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) — Representative(s) of the Secretariat

> download FAO powerpoint presentation, 115KB
  

10:15

Office International des Epizooties (OIE) — Mr. Alex Thierman, Chairman of the OIE Code Commission

> download powerpoint presentation, 507KB
  

10:30

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) — Mr. René Vossenaar, Chief, Trade, Environment & Development Section

> download powerpoint presentation, 878KB
  

10:45

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) — Dr. Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Senior Adviser

> download powerpoint presentation, 542KB
  

11:00

World Bank — Mr. Ceese de Han, Lead Economist, Rural Development Department

> download powerpoint presentation, 50KB
  

11:15

Discussions/Questions
  

  
C. Technical Assistance and Capacity Building — Example of an international diagnostic tool

11:45

The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (CPE) — Dr. Felipe Canale, Chairman Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures

> download powerpoint presentation, 620KB
  

12:10

Discussions/Questions
  

  
D. Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Activities related to SPS Measures — Regional Organizations

14:30

Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) — Dr. Bonaventure Mtei, Livestock and Food Expert, Agriculture and Natural Resource Directorate

> download powerpoint presentation, 112KB
  

14:45

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) — Dr. Juan José Zavala Elías, Director Sanitary and Phytosanitary Negotiations, “Secretaría de Economia”, Mexico

> download powerpoint presentation, 362KB
  

15:00

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) — Mr. Kevin Walker, Director, Agricultural Health and Food Safety

> download powerpoint presentation, 1151KB
  

15:15

Discussions/Questions
  

  
E. Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Activities related to SPS Measures — Selected developing countries' experiences

15:35

Kenya — Dr. C.J. Kedera, Managing Director, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
  

15:55

The Philippines — Dr. Director Gilberto F. Layese, Director, Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standards (BAFPS), Department of Agriculture

> download powerpoint presentation, 161KB
  

16:15

Mauritius — Dr. Mghespren Chinappen, Principal Research and Development Officer, Division of Plant Pathology & Quarantine, Ministry of Agriculture

> download powerpoint presentation, 115KB
  

16:35

Discussions/Questions
  

  
F. Concluding Remarks
  


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