MONDAY, 30 March 2015

17:00 – 19:00

Registration of participants


Tuesday, 31 March 2015

08:30 – 09:30

Registration of participants


09:30 – 10:00

Opening ceremony

  • Mayor of the Municipality of Cocody
  • Director General, OIE
  • Assistant Director General / Regional Representative of FAO for Africa
  • Minister of Livestock and Fishery Resources of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

Part 1

Scientific and technical sessions

Session I

Review of global PPR situation and key elements for implementing a control and eradication strategy

Chair: OIE

10:30 – 11:00

  • KEY NOTE: Setting the scene (importance of animal/small ruminant production)

B. Tekola

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break



11:50 -12:30

  • PPR situation worldwide

  • Discussion
N. Mapitse

12:30 - 14:00



Session II

Specific tools and research

Chair: FAO

14:00 - 16:00

(20 min each)

  • Surveillance tools and methods including field surveillance and national, regional and international networks
F. Njeumi,
S. Munstermann
  • Diagnostic laboratories including national, regional and international networks
G. Libeau, O. Kwiatek
  • Veterinary services and OIE standards on veterinary service quality and disease control
N. Leboucq
  • Vaccines, vaccination and vaccine quality
A. Diallo
  • Vaccine quality certification
N. Nwankpa, SC Bodjo
  • Monitoring and evaluation tool
N. Leboucq, G. Ferrari
  • Post Vaccination Evaluation tool    
S. Munstermann,
F. Njeumi

16:00 16:30

Coffee Break


16:30 – 16:50

16:50 – 18:00

  • Research, including the Global Research and Expertise Network (PPR-GREN)
  • Discussion
A. Diallo, G. Libeau, T. Kimani, J. Domenech


Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Session III

Regional presentations

Chair: Côte d’Ivoire

09:00 – 10:00

(12 min each)

Regional presentations:

Tentative list

  • African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR)
A. EL Sawahly
  • Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
S.J. Muchina Munyua,
A. Sebsibe
  • Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEBEVIRHA-CEMAC)
S. Abbakellou

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:10

(12 min each)
  • Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)
V. Iwar
  • Northern Africa
R. Bouguedour
  • Middle East
G. Yehia
  • Central Asia (Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO))
G. Damar

12:10 – 14:10



14:10 – 15:40

(12 min each + discussion)

Regional presentations (cont.)

  • South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
M.J. Jabed
  • European Union (EU)
M. Klemm

15:40 16:00

Coffee Break


Session IV

The Global Control and Eradication Strategy, socio-economic rationale and implementation costs

Chair: FAO/OIE

16:00- 16:45

  • Socio-economic aspects of PPR (and other major diseases of small ruminants)
T. Kimani, J. Rushton
  • The FAO/OIE Global PPR Control and Eradication
J. Domenech – E. Raizman on behalf of GF TADs WG
  • Costing of the Global Strategy
J. Rushton

Session V

Countries: panel discussion

Chair: FAO/OIE

16:45 – 18:00

  • Countries: panel discussion (experts panellists from China (People’s Rep. of), Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, India, Morocco, Turkey)
J. Domenech


THURSDAY, 2 April 2015

Part 2

High-level meeting on commitment and support

Session VI

Statements from host country authorities, Directors General of International Organizations donors and key partners

Chair: MIRAH

09:00 – 10:00

Introductory remarks

  • Mayor of the Municipality of Cocody
  • Minister of Livestock and Fishery Resources of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire
  • African Union Commission (AUC)
  • Director General, OIE
  • Director-General, FAO
  • Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire

10:00 – 10:30

Press conference and Coffee break


Session VII

The Global Control and Eradication Strategy, Ministerial segment

Chair: MIRAH

10:30 - 12:00

  • Global control and eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants: Investing in veterinary systems, food security and poverty alleviation    

B. Vallat, B. Tijani

12:00 – 13:30



Session VII

Ministerial segment (continued)

Chair: MIRAH

13:30 – 16:00

(10 min each)
  • Statements by Ministers or their representatives: Cote d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Cameroun China (People’s Rep. of), Congo (Dem. Rep of), Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Chad
  • Statements by technical and resources partners, Civil Society Organizations and the Private sector: Agence Française de Développement, European Union, World Bank

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break


Session VIII

16:30 – 17:30

Recommendations and conclusions of the Conference

Chair: FAO/OIE

17:30 – 18:00

Closing ceremony

Chair: MIRAH