40th Session of the European Commission on Agriculture, 27-28 September, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary

The SWG Secretary General will participate on the 40th Session of the European Commission on Agriculture (ECA), which will be held in the period 27 – 28 September, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

The main topic of the 40th Session of ECA is the effect of climate change on transboundary animal diseases (TADs) in Europe and Central Asia. The focus will be put on identifying climate-TADs related issues that need to be addressed scientifically and practically, as well as on current impacts of animal diseases on trade and the development of the animal production sector under the conditions of climate change, in the context of local and international trade restrictions.

As part of this overall topic, related papers on the Antimicrobial resistance and Disease occurrence tracking, Disease occurrence tracking, strategic response to TADs and informed decision making will be presented.