Each OIE Regional Commission organises a Conference every two years in one of the countries of the region. These Conferences are devoted to technical items and to regional cooperation in animal health, animal welfare and animal production food safety issues within the region.
Thanks to the kind offer of the government of Japan, the 31st Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for Asia, the Far East and Oceania was held in Sendai from 2 to 6 September 2019. A total of 96 participants, comprising OIE Delegates and/or representatives of 22 Members of the Region and senior officers from seven regional and international organisations, attended the Conference. In addition, representatives of the private sector as well as private veterinary organisations from the region and from the host country were present.