This report is the summary of the discussions that took place during the 79th General Session of the World Assembly of Delegates of the OIE in May 2011. It summarises in particular:
- the activities and work of the Standard-Setting Bodies of the OIE during the past year as well as of the Working Groups
- the world health situation
- the reports of the activities of and discussions that took place during the conferences of the OIE Regional Commissions
- the discussions on the Technical Item “The contribution of veterinary activities to global food security for food derived from terrestrial animals” and "Implementation of a global strategy for FMD control" . The summary of the discussions are given.