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 the United Arab Emirates, the 15th Conference of the OIE Regional Commission for the Middle East was held in Abu Dhabi from 10 to 14 November 2019. A total of 81 participants, comprising OIE Delegates and/or representatives of 11 Members and senior officers from 7 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.