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Seventy-seventh session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards (WP.7)

Seventy-seventh session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards (WP.7)

14 November (11:00) - 16 November (13:00) 2022
Palais des Nations, Room XXV Geneva Switzerland

Map to access the accreditation centre

 

On 15 November (11:00-13:00 CET), a Round Table on Food Loss and Waste Prevention and Reduction took place. See more information here.

Programme of the Round Table    Watch the Round Table here

 

 

Session documents

Document Title
ENG
FRE
RUS
Item 1: Adoption of the agenda      
Revised annotated provisional agenda
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/1/Rev.1
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Annotated provisional agenda
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/1
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Item 2: Matters arising      
(a) United Nations, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and subsidiary bodies      
(b) Recent developments in other organizations      
Information on recent activities of the Codex Alimentarius Commission and its subsidiary bodies on quality standards for fruits and vegetables
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/INF.3
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Item 3: Capacity-building and promotional activities      
Item 4: Analysis of the impact of agricultural quality standards on the trade of fruit and vegetables      
Results of the study
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/INF.1
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Item 5: Electronic quality certificates for fresh fruit and vegetables      
Item 6: Specialized Section on Standardization of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (GE.1)      
Report of the seventieth session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.1/2022/2
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Revised standard for asparagus
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/3
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Revised standard for cherries
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/4
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Revised standard for leafy vegetables
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/5
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Revised standard for pomegranates
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/6
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Certain small fruits
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/7
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Revisions to the explanatory brochure on the standard for persimmons
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/8
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Item 7: Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce (GE.2)      
Report of the sixty-ninth session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.2/2022/2
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Standard Layout for UNECE Standards on Dry and Dried Produce
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/9
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Standard for dried persimmons
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/10
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Standard for raw and roasted inshell peanuts
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/11
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Standard for raw and roasted peanut kernels
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/12
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Recommendation for inshell pecans
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/13
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Recommendation for pecan kernels
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/14
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Item 8: Specialized Section on Standardization of Seed Potatoes (GE.6)      
Report of the forty-ninth session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.6/2022/2
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Item 9: Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat (GE.11)      
Report of the thirtieth session
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.11/2022/2
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Alignment of the Economic Commission for Europe standards and the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/17
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Proposal for how Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System codes could be included in the Economic Commission for Europe Standard for Bovine Meat – Carcases and Cuts
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/18
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Item 10: Sustainable development, food systems and resource efficiency: food loss and waste prevention and reduction      
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe work on food loss and waste
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/19
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UNECE Code of Good Practice – reducing food loss and ensuring optimum handling of fresh fruit and vegetables along the value chain
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/INF.2
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Good practices in harvest and post-harvest handling of floral vegetables
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.1/2022/3
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Good practices in harvest and post-harvest handling of immature fruit vegetables
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.1/2022/4
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Good practices in harvest and post-harvest handling of leafy vegetables
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.1/2022/5
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Good practices in harvest and post-harvest handling of root vegetables
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/GE.1/2022/6
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Item 11: Preparations for the seventieth session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe      
Item 12: Future work      
Item 13: Programme of work of the Working Party for 2023      
Programme of work of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards for 2023
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/20
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Item 14: Terms of Reference and Working Procedures of the Working Party      
Item 15: Other business      
Item 16: Election of officers      
Item 17: Adoption of the report      
Report of the seventy-seventh session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards
ECE/CTCS/WP.7/2022/2
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Presentations

Presentation title
ENG
Item 2: Matters arising since the last session  
(a) United Nations, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and subsidiary bodies  
Ms. Elisabeth Tuerk, Director, UNECE Economic Cooperation and Trade Division PDF
(b) Recent developments in other organizations  
Mr. Jose Brambila, Programme Manager, OECD PDF
Mr. Pino Calcagni, Chairman of the Sustainability, Scientific and Government Affairs Committee, INC - International Nut and Dried Fruit Council PDF
Item 4: Analysis of the impact of agricultural quality standards on the trade of fruit and vegetables  
Mr. Jose Brambila, Programme Manager, OECD PDF
Item 5: Electronic quality certificates for fresh fruit and vegetables
Ms. Yan Zhang, Economic Affairs Officer, Trade Facilitation Section, UNECE PDF
Item 6: Specialized Section on Standardization of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (GE.1)
Mr. Cyril Julius, Chair of Specialized Section on Standardization of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables PDF
Item 7: Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce (GE.2)  
Mr. Dorian LaFond, Chair of Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce PDF
Item 8: Specialized Section on Standardization of Seed Potatoes (GE.6)  
Ms. Hanna Kortemaa, Chair of Specialized Section on Standardization of Seed Potatoes PDF
Item 9: Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat (GE.11)  
Mr. Ian King, Chair of Specialized Section on Standardization of Meat PDF
Item 10: Sustainable development, food systems and resource efficiency: food loss and waste prevention and reduction
Mr. Shane Ward, Professor of Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin PDF
Ms. Camelia Bucatariu, International Consultant, FAO PDF
Ms. Zeynep Özkan, Head, EU Harmonization Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Türkiye PDF
Ms. Kristina Mattsson, Agricultural Policy Analyst, Swedish Board of Agriculture PDF
Mr. Pino Calcagni, Chairman of the Sustainability, Scientific and Government Affairs Committee, INC - International Nut and Dried Fruit Council PDF