Mandate for the OIE National Focal Points on Communication

  1. under the authority of the OIE Delegate of his/her country function as OIE contact point on communication issues for the Veterinary Services;
  2. to facilitate communication on animal health, animal welfare and veterinary public health related issues among relevant stakeholders and communication target audiences in his/her country, including the media;
  3. to act as a focal point with the OIE on matters relevant to communication;
  4. to receive information on communication activities and copies of relevant documentation from OIE Headquarters and facilitate its dissemination;
  5. to prepare comments for the Delegate on each of the relevant documents reflecting the view and position of the individual OIE Member and/or the region, including comments on the proposals for new or revised OIE standards, guidelines or recommendations relating to communication;
  6. to establish a network of relevant communication experts within his/her country and, when relevant, within the region or to communicate with already existing networks.

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Regional workshops of Communication

Workshops for National OIE Focal Points for Communication that was held in the Americas region.

Panama, 2016 See more
Argentina, 2007