The steering group convened by Unit D1 of the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers comprised experts from national veterinary authorities, experts from international organizations and other interested stakeholders.
In particular, delegates from national veterinary authorities of Germany, Italy, Hungary, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Sweden, Slovenia Lithuania, Finland, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland have participated, as well as delegates from the following international, economic or non-governmental organisations: Copa-Cogeca, OIE, UECBV, FVE, FESSASS, IFAH-Europe, FEAP, AVEC, Vier Pfoten.
The steering group had 4 meetings during the first semester of 2009. The agendas and summaries of the meetings were made available only to the participants. Nevertheless, please find below several working, overview, supporting and/or other documents of relevance which were used during these meetings as tools to focus on and consider certain factors.
In addition, the work of the steering group has greatly assisted the Commission Services in compiling an overview document indentifying current problems on the area of EU animal health legislation and implementation thereof and which will be used later on for further analysis. This document is also attached below.
No more meetings of the steering group is currently scheduled.
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