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FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Near East (CCNEA)

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Acronym CCNEA
Document Reference CX/NEA
Name FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Near East
Terms of Reference (a) defines the problems and needs of the region concerning food standards and food control; (b) promotes within the Committee contacts for the mutual exchange of information on proposed regulatory initiatives and problems arising from food control and stimulates the strengthening of food control infrastructures; (c) recommends to the Commission the development of world wide standards for products of interest to the region, including products considered by the Committee to have an international market potential in the future; (d) develops regional standards for food products moving exclusively or almost exclusively in intra regional trade; (e) draws the attention of the Commission to any aspects of the Commission's work of particular significance to the region; (f) promotes coordination of all regional food standards work undertaken by international governmental and non-governmental organizations within the region; (g) exercises a general coordinating role for the region and such other functions as may be entrusted to it by the Commission; and, (h) promotes the acceptance of Codex standards and maximum limits for residues by member countries.
Status Active
Host GovernmentIran (Islamic Republic of)

Members of CCNEA

Member Member since email
Algeria 1970
Bahrain 1981
Egypt 1972
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 1966
Iraq 1969
Jordan 1966
Kuwait 1964
Lebanon 1970
Libya 1972
Member Member since email
Oman 1972
Qatar 1971
Saudi Arabia 1968
Sudan 1968
Syrian Arab Republic 1968
Tunisia 1965
United Arab Emirates 1972
Yemen 1988

Number of records: 17

Updated on: 05-10-2015
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