The General Session will be held at the “Maison de la Chimie(1) from Sunday 25 May 2014 to Thursday 29 May 2014 inclusive, and at the OIE Headquarters(2) on Friday 30 May 2014 (Friday’s session is exclusively for the Delegates; it concerns administrative and financial affairs and elections).
The World Assembly of OIE Delegates establishes the policies of the OIE and supervises their implementation. This year, its main work concerns:
During the General Session, two Technical Items of general interest will be presented by Rapporteurs chosen for their international competency:
A summary of the world animal health situation will also be given.
The opening session of the World Assembly of OIE Delegates is always a special event owing to the presence of important personalities from around the world.
In addition to the President and the Director General, addresses will be made by the Heads of States and the Ministers of several Members as well as Directors of International Organisations.