3rd Meeting of the CAREC Regional Working Group on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Strategic Directions Planning and TA 9500 Closing Workshop

Objectives: The 3rd Meeting of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC)  Regional Working Group on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS RWG) will (i) discuss the implementation progress of the CAREC Common Agenda for Modernization of SPS Measures for Trade (CAST), specifically the activities implemented under the CAREC SPS TA: Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures to Facilitate Trade; and (ii) deliberate on SPS initiatives to enhance market access, facilitate safe trade and help countries participate in global value chains. The meeting will endorse the SPS Workplan 2023-2025, which will be incorporated in the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda (CITA) 2030’s Rolling Strategic Action Plan (RSAP) 2023-2025.

Participants: Members of the CAREC SPS RWG; policymakers and specialists from veterinary services, national plant protection agencies, food safety agencies, customs and trade ministries; and development partners are invited to participate in the workshop and meeting.

Register here:  https://adb-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpfuuorj4uHdSVrUXA3N2Mng75i1GGkANg

Key Documents

Agenda

Presentations

Session WTO | RUS

Session 2a Melvin Spreij | RUS

Session 2b Dorothea Lazaro | RUS

Session 3a AZE | RUS

Session 3b UZB

Session 3c USAID | RUS

Session 4a PAK | RUS

Session 4b TAJ | RUS

Session 4c UZB

Session 4d IPPC Craig | RUS

Session 5a KAZ | RUS

Session 5b GEO | RUS

Session 5c WOAH Mereke | RUS

Session 6a KGZ | RUS

Session 6b TKM | RUS