UNUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards

Provisional Agenda for the Fifty-third Session


to be held in the Palais des Nations, Salle VIII, Geneva, Switzerland
commencing at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday, 13 June 2006

Documents marked with an asterisk (*) were not yet available when the provisional agenda was being prepared. They will become available as official documents in the original language if received up to 6 weeks before the meeting or as an informal paper if received later. 



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1. Adoption of the agenda ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/GE.2/2006/1

2. Matters of interest since the last session  
  (a) UNECE and subsidiary bodies


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  (b) Concentration of agricultural quality standards work in the UNECE



INF.12 [En]   (Secretariat)
  (c) Other organizations

3. Revision of the Standard Layout  ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/GE.2/2006/4

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INF.1 [En]  Proposal (Germany)

INF.1 [Fr]  Proposal (Germany)
4. Review of UNECE Standards   
  (a) Inshell Hazelnuts


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INF.10 [En]  Proposal (Germany)
  (b) Inshell Walnuts


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INF.9 [En]  Proposal (Germany)
  (c) Dates, Whole


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INF.2 [En]  Proposal (Germany)

INF.2 [Fr]  Proposal (Germany)
5. Review of UNECE Recommendations   
  (a) Inshell Almonds (trial until November 2006)


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  (b) Pistachio Kernels and Peeled Pistachio Kernels (trial until November 2006) TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2005/19/Add.2

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  (c) Dried Tomatoes (trial until November 2007) TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2005/19/Add.3

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6. Draft new UNECE Standards   
  (a) Blanched Almonds



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  (b) Inshell Macadamia Nuts and Macadamia Kernels ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/GE.2/2006/9*

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INF.7 [En]  Inshell Macadamia Nuts (United States)

INF.8 [En]  Macadamia Kernels (United States)
  (c) Inshell Pecans and Pecan Kernels ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/GE.2/2006/11*

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INF.3 [En]  Inshell Pecans (United States)

INF.4 [En]  Pecan Kernels (United States)

Inshell Pecans Presentation (United States)
  (d) Dried Peaches ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/GE.2/2006/13*


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  (e) Dried Peppers ECE/TRADE/C/WP.7/GE.2/2006/14*

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  (f) Inshell Peanuts and Peanut Kernels TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2005/9

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INF.5 [En]  Inshell Peanuts (United States)

INF.6 [En]  Peanut Kernels (United States)
7. Work by the OECD Scheme on sampling  
8. Strengthening the work of the Section INF.11 [En]  Proposal (United States)

9. Application of UNECE Standards  
10. Capacity-building activities  
11. Other business   
12. Future work  
13. Election of officers   
14. Adoption of the report TRADE/WP.7/GE.2/2005/10
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Monday 12 June 2006  10:00 - 13:00 Working Groups:
- Revision of the Standard Layout
     15:00 - 18:00 Working Groups:
- Dates, Whole
Tuesday 13 June 2006  10:00 - 13:00 Items 1, 2, 3
     15:00 - 18:00 Items 3 (cont'd) and 4
Wednesday 14 June 2006  10:00 - 13:00 Item 4 (cont'd)
     15:00 - 18:00 Items 5, 6
Thursday 15 June 2006  10:00 - 13:00 Items 7 - 13
     15:00 - 18:00 Working Groups, as necessary
Friday 16 June 2006  10:00 - 13:00 Item 14
     15:00 - 18:00 No session