APEC Multi-Year Project Approved

With the APEC region accounting for 41% of world population and nearly 50% of global food production, steps are being made to ensure that food safety capacity building is a priority. The APEC Budget Management Committee has approved a multi-year project proposal that will implement food safety projects under the APEC FSCF and PTIN starting in 2013 and ending in 2015. This multi-year project will include workshops, forums, and informational toolkits that will enhance food safety capacity measures.

The timeline for the multi-year project is as follows:

  • Mid-April 2013, Indonesia- Food Safety Cooperation Forum, Food Safety Incident Network Seminar, PTIN Steering Group meeting, and risk analysis discussion
  • May/June 2013 Indonesia- Best Practices in Educating Food Safety Standards to SMEs
  • TBD 2013- Laboratory capacity building activity/workshop
  • May 2014 Korea- Workshop on Improved Food Inspection Capacity Building Based on Risk Analysis
  • 2014 China- Proficiency Testing of Veterinary Drug Residues in Food
  • 2015 Philippines Food Safety Cooperation Forum and PTIN Steering Group meeting

UPCOMING EVENTS

Workshop on Trade Facilitation through the recognition of Food Safety Systems

June 21-22, 2018

Lima, Peru

Workshop on Building Competence in Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

October 3-5, 2018

Santiago, Chile

Workshop on Building Competence in Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

October 9-10, 2018

Brisbane, Australia

Second Expert Workshop on Trade Facilitation through harmonization of MRLs for pesticides

October 11-12, 2018

Brisbane, Australia

Workshop on Export Certificates

October 18-19, 2018

Brisbane, Australia

Workshop on Dairy Export Certification

October 20, 2018

Brisbane, Australia

Third Expert Meeting on Trade Facilitation through a Framework on Food Safety Modernisation

November 5-7, 2018

Shanghai, China

RECENT EVENTS

Food Safety Cooperation Forum

May 13, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam

FSCF Meeting on Import MRLs for Pesticides

May 12, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam

FSCF PTIN Steering Group Meeting

May 12, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam

Wine Regulatory Forum

May 11-12, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam

Modernization of Food Safety Systems Workshop

May 11, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam

FSCF PTIN Meeting on Dairy Export Certificates

May 10, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam

FSCF PTIN Export Certificate Workshop

May 9-10, 2017

Hanoi, Viet Nam