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Seventy-second session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards (WP.7)

9 - 11 November 2016

Geneva, Switzerland

UNECE and FAO Conference on Food Loss «no time to lose on food loss»  10 November 2016, from 10:00 to 18:00 in Room VII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

 

 

         Programme

To attend the Seventy-second session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards (WP.7) (9 - 11 November 2016) for which registration is compulsory.

We are encouraging participants to register online and create their UNECE profile. 

If you have already participated in UNECE meetings, your profile may have some information pre-filled upon creation. Once your profile is completed, you will receive an email to activate your account.  After this, you should be able to register for meetings: you will later receive an approval of your registration. On the first day of your meeting, please present a valid ID at the security gate.

In case you are not able to access the online registration form, please send a mail to the secretariat at (agristandards@unece.org) or fax to (+41 22 917 0037) requesting for the registration form. Documents for the meeting are available on the website.

Prior to the meeting, delegates are requested to present themselves, with a valid identification card/passport, at the UNOG Security and Safety Section, located at the Pregny entrance to obtain a security badge to enter the Palais (in case of a problem, please call 022 917 56 77).

Information for Geneva visitors is available at http://www.unece.org/meetings/practical.html.

Document Title ENG FRE RUS
Item 1: Adoption of the agenda    
Annotated provisional agenda
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/1
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Item 2: Matters arising since the last session
Item 3: Specialized Section on Standardization of Seed Potatoes
Report of the forty-third session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.6/2016/2
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UNECE Standard for Seed Potatoes - amendments
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/3
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Draft Guide - Seed Potato Lot Inspection
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/4
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Draft Guide - Operating a Seed Potato Certification Service
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/5
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Item 4: Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce
Report of the sixty-third session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.2/2016/2
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Dried Figs
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/6
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Dried Apricots
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/7
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Walnut Kernels
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/8
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Comments by France on Walnut Kernels
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/INF.2
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Almond Kernels
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/9
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Inshell Pistachio
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/10
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Comments by Iran on Inshell Pistachios
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/INF.1
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Dried Grapes
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/11
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Explanatory Brochure for Walnut Kernels
Item 5: Specialized Section on Standardization of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
Report of the sixty-fourth session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.1/2016/2
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Annonas
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/12
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Avocados
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/13
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Sweet Chestnuts
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/14
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Truffles
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/15
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Leeks
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/16
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Aubergines
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/17
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Sweet Peppers
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/18
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Chicory
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/19
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Glossary of Terms
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/20
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Citrus Fruit
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/21
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Garlic
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/22
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Tables Grapes
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/24
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Apple and list of varieties
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/25
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Tomatoes
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/26
Item 6: Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat
Report of the twenty-fifth session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.11/2016/2
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Eating Quality
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/27
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Edible Meat Co-Products - illustrations and photos
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/30
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Retail Meat Cuts -Lamb and Veal
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/31
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Item 7: Food waste and standards
Item 8: Traceability
Summary update on traceability
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/32
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Item 9: Capacity-building and promotional activities
Item 10: Future work
Item 11: Other business
Item 12: Election of Officers
Item 13: Adoption of the report
Report of the Session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2016/2
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List of Participants PDF

 

No time to lose on food loss

The UNECE and FAO in Geneva will jointly organize a Conference on Food Loss on 10 November 2016 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In addition to providing an overview of the food loss and waste situation globally, it will discuss the role of quality requirements and standards and their potential role in causing but more importantly avoiding food losses around the globe.

Download the final Programme.


PRESENTATIONS

Key Note Speech

- Sarah Oppenheimer, Head of Programmes, Feedback, UK

Session 1 - Reducing Food Loss and Waste

Food Loss Causes and Concerns and the Interplay with QualityStandards - Kristina Mattsson, Head of Division Swedish Board of Agriculture

Global State of the Food Wastes or Food Losses - Maryam Rezaei, Food Safety and Quality/ Food Loss & Waste Reduction Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

SDG Target 12.3 on Food Loss and Waste – Liz Goodwin OBE, Director, Food Loss and Waste, World Resources Institute and Champions 12.3 Group

Tesco’s Supply Chain Waste Reduction Programme – Mark Little, Food Sustainability, Sourcing and Waste Policy, Group Communications, Tesco, UK

Rising Demand for Ugly Fruits and Wonky Vegetables – Relja Kosanovic, Eco Efficiency Manager, Ahold Delhaize, the Netherlands

Session 2 - Reducing Food Loss and Waste

The Case of French Beans and Avocadoes Lost in Kenya - Benson Ndungu, Consultant, Kenya

Ugly Vegetables: Waste or an Opportunity for Trade? - Aurélien Picaud, Adjoint de direction, l'Union Maraîchère de Genève (UMG)

Management of Leftover Food - George Couasné, Société GEB Solution, UNOG Cafeteria Recycle Machine Provider

Sustainable Consumption & Production and Save Food Programme - Rie Tsutsumi, Regional Resource Efficiency Coordinator, UNEP