CAREC Regional Workshop on Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Thirty-nine CAREC sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) officials discussed key challenges and outlined sectoral and country action plans to modernize SPS measures. The World Trade Organization and other experts shared knowledge on good practices and options for regional and interagency cooperation.

The workshop supports the implementation of the CAREC Common Agenda for Modernization of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade Facilitation, and is co-funded by the Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund and the People’s Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund.

In her welcome remarks, Asian Development Bank Kyrgyz Republic Resident Mission Country Director Candice McDeigan highlighted that SPS is an identified priority area of the CAREC 2030 strategy, which promotes the establishment of national and regional CAREC SPS working groups to align SPS laws and regulations with international standards to facilitate safe trade

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