En el período de sesiones de la Comisión del Codex Alimentarius celebrado en julio de 2017 se nombró oficialmente a Kazajstán como nuevo coordinador para la región europea, siendo la primera vez que un país de Asia central ocupa este puesto.
En la actualidad, el Comité Coordinador para Europa está integrado por 52 miembros: 51 Estados Miembros y una Organización Miembro (Unión Europea). El equipo neerlandés del Codex, ubicado en el Departamento de la Cadena de Suministro de Productos Vegetales y Calidad Alimentaria del Ministerio de Economía, se encarga de desempe?ar las tareas de coordinador de la región europea.
Estas páginas constituyen el conducto para la facilitación y el intercambio de cualquier información básica necesaria, documentos de posición y otros documentos del Comité Coordinador Regional del Codex para Europa y sus miembros.
As the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (CCMAS) begins in Budapest, we spoke to Attila Nagy who takes over as Chairperson at this session. A veterinarian and microbiologist, in November 2018 Attila was appointed Director of the newly established Food Chain Safety Laboratory Directorate in Hungary.
Attila, thanks for your time. You were born just two years after Hungary started hosting CCMAS. What, in your view, are the three major changes in analytical methods that have taken place [...]
A delegation led by the Codex Alimentarius Regional Coordinator for Europe, Nailya Karsybekova, visited the Republic of Armenia from 29 to 30 April and the Republic of Moldova on May 2 and 3, to enhance participation of these countries in Codex. During the mission, meetings were held at the Ministries of Agriculture, Ministries of Health, the Inspection Bodies for Food Safety, and at the FAO and WHO Country Offices.
"The visits to Armenia and Moldova provided an opportunity to meet top-level [...]
The Codex European region comprises 52 countries with widely diverse economic, historic and climatic backgrounds as well as differing levels of experience in engaging with Codex. Many countries in the region joined Codex in the early 1960s at the birth of the Codex Alimentarius and some, especially from the East European region only became members since 2000. One of these is Kazakhstan, a Codex member since 2003, now leads the region as Regional Coordinator.
From 4 to 8 February 2019 a [...]
Participants gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 6 to 7 February 2019 for a workshop entitled “Improving National Codex Capacities”, jointly organized by FAO and the Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan (AFSA). National food control systems in Azerbaijan are undergoing significant change including the establishment of AFSA and the finalization of a food law.
“FAO is responding to the request of the Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan for support to strengthen the food safety control system, and develop national Codex activities”, said [...]
Codex Members in the Europe region began a three-day meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan today to improve their skills and knowledge of the online tools used by the food standard-setting partnership and to discuss the regional priorities to propose including in the Codex Strategic Plan (2020-2025).
Zhandarbek Bekshin of the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan, the country leading the Codex Coordinating Committee for Europe, opened the session with a call for establishing a joint position on food trade-related matters in the 51 [...]
A seminar, "Codex Alimentarius in Portugal", was held on 22 June in Lisbon for agri-food sector experts, public and private, including competent authorities and public bodies, associations of different production chains, universities and laboratories.
Issues related to Portuguese participation in the elaboration of EU positions in Codex were discussed, with the division of competences between EU Member States and the European Commission. The main issues under discussion in each of the 19 Codex Committees were also presented by the different national [...]
One role of the regional coordinators in Codex is to bring to the attention of the wider Codex community topics of particular interest emerging from their regions relating to food safety and quality standards or trade. In a historic first for Codex, an Eastern European country — Kazakhstan — has taken the reins of the FAO/WHO Regional Coordinating Committee for Europe (CCEURO), as Regional Coordinator for Europe.
Regional standard for mare’s milk
Several meetings took place in 2017 with a producer of [...]
On January 9, 2018, a training course was held in Lisbon, Portugal, with the objective to reorganize and strengthen the participation of national representatives of? different committees in Codex work, as well as, to raise awareness concerning the need to engage all stakeholder groups (Non-governmental organizations, consumer organizations and industry associations) and partners (Ministry of science, health, trade and foreign affairs) in Codex work.
This training was organized and conducted by the General Directorate for Food and Veterinary / Food Safety [...]
On November 28, 2017, a workshop took place in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic to raise awareness about the importance of the work of Codex for members of Parliament and high level government employees.
This workshop was organized and conducted by the Center for Standardization and Metrology under the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic in cooperation with the WHO country office The meeting was also supported by the FAO/WHO Codex Trust Fund as part of the Kyrgyz project on improvement of [...]
On Monday 8th May the?Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling holds its 38th session in Budapest Hungary.
Dr Marót Hibbey will chair the meeting for the first time and ahead of the meeting he took part in a Question and Answer session.
Dr Marót Hibbey
Q1 This meeting will be your first as Chair, can you tell us a little about your professional and personal background?
I graduated as a vet in the Szent István University of Veterinary Sciences in Budapest, and [...]
Toda la información relativa al Codex es pública y gratuita.
Para consultas regionales, comuníquese con:
Secretaría de CCEURO
Dr. Nailya Karsybekova
Codex Contact Point for Kazakhstan,
Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Dostyk 18, Astana, Kazakhstan, 010000
Tel: +7 7172 55 49 25
Email: [email protected]
?Bienvenidos a Almaty!
Aguardamos la oportunidad de dar la bienvenida a Almaty (Kazajstán) a los delegados que participarán en la próxima reunión del Comité Coordinador Regional del Codex para Europa, en 2019.