Governance of the Platform

In accordance with the initial Concept Note establishing the Platform from 2013 and Terms of Reference adopted by the OIE Regional Commission for Europe in November 2020, the Platform's governance is entrusted to a Steering Group.

The Steering Group is composed of a member of the Bureau of the OIE Regional Commission for Europe, OIE Delegates from three non-EU/EFTA and two EU countries, a representative of the European Commission, a representative of the OIE Headquarter and a representative of the OIE Collaborating Centre on animal welfare for Europe.
 
The OIE Sub-Regional Representation in Brussels provides the secretariat of the Steering Group. The Steering Group meets every six months under the chairmanship of a member of the Bureau of the OIE Regional Commission for Europe. Meetings take place in different countries from Europe on a rotational principle.

  • Concept Note: Proposed action to support OIE Member Countries in Eastern Europe in the implementation of the OIE standards on animal health and welfare (endorsed during the 81st OIE General Session in May, 2013) (LINK)
  • Terms of reference of the OIE Platform on Animal Welfare for Europe (Adopted by the OIE Regional Commission for Europe during 29th Regional Conference, 9-10 November 2020)  (LINK)
  • List of the Steering Group meeting:
Title Date Location  
Sixteenth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG16) 15 April 2021 Teleconfrence  
Fifteenth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG15) 9 December 2020 Telecofrence  
Fourteenth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG14) 6 April 2020 Telecofrence  
Thirteenth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG13) 21 - 22 January 2020 Paris / France  
Twelfth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG12) 15 - 16 May 2019 Lyon / France  
Eleventh Meeting of the Steering Group (SG11) 4 - 5 December 2018 Horsham / UK  
Tenth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG10) 3 - 4 May 2018 Berlin / Germany  
Ninth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG9) 7 - 8 December 2017 Izmir / Turkey  
Eighth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG8) 4 - 5 May 2017 Bern / Switzerland  
Seventh Meeting of the Steering Group (SG7) 17 - 18 November 2016 Madrid / Spain  
Sixth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG6) 21 - 22 April 2016 Teramo / Italy  
Fifth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG5) 19 - 20 November 2015 Dublin / Ireland  
Fourth Meeting of the Steering Group (SG4) 5 - 6 May 2015 Belgrade / Serbia  
Third Meeting of the Steering Group (SG3) 2 - 3 December 2014 Brussels / Belgium  
Second Meeting of the Steering Group (SG2) 13 - 14 May 2014 Moscow / Russia  
First Meeting of the Steering Group (SG1) 19 - 20 December 2013 Paris / France