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The 87th General Session of the World Assembly of National Delegates of the OIE will be held from 26 to 31 May 2019, 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 Session will be held at the “Maison de la Chimie” from Sunday 26 to Friday 31 May 2019 (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, a number of 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 progress of the implementation of the 6th Strategic Plan (2016-2020) will also be presented.
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 in particular by high level authorities of several OIE Members.
The following technical item will be presented:
“How external factors (e.g. climate change, conflicts, socio-economics, trading patterns) will impact Veterinary Services, and the adaptations required.”
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, 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 a secure website.
Those members of delegations who are not exempt from paying the registration fees are invited to pay them (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) while registering on the secure website (payment online or by bank transfer).
The registration fees are a financial participation to the costs of the logistics of the General Session, including coffee breaks and cocktail
The OIE General Session takes place at Maison de la Chimie from sunday to friday
28 bis rue Saint-Dominique, 75007 Paris Tel. : 33 (0)1 40 62 27 00
Discover how to get there from the airport or from the OIE Headquarters
Visit our Publications stand during the 87th General Session to consult the newly released titles.
Subscribe to the OIE Bulletin, now 100% digital.
Successes and remaining challenges within the One Heath approach
Scientific and Technical Review Vol. 38 (1), 2019
Casey Barton Behravesh & Julie Sinclair, eds.
Scientific and Technical Review Vol. 37 (2), 2018
Tony Fooks, ed.
The contribution of animals to human welfare
Scientific and Technical Review Vol. 37 (1), 2018
Temple Grandin, ed.
Take a look at our Publications Catalogue.
The sale of OIE publications will take place at the Maison de la Chimie from Sunday to Friday.
A 20% discount will be given on all publications sold and taken away immediately and a 10% discount on all orders placed during that week.
Contact: Tamara Benicasa • OIE Publication Sales and Marketing Manager • Tel: 33 (0) 1 44 15 18 88 • Fax: 33 (0) 1 42 67 09 87 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org