Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP)

Codex Committee on General Principles (CCGP)

32nd Session (Virtual) - 8-17 February 2021

  • Annotated agenda for the Codex Committee on General Principles indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 2: Matters referred by the Committee
  • Agenda Item 3: Information on activities of FAO and WHO relevant to the work of CCGP
  • Agenda Item 4: Request for Comments on the Annex of the Procedural Guidance for Committees Working by Correspondence
  • Agenda Item 5: Revisions/amendments to Codex texts
  • Agenda Item 6: Format and structure of the Codex Procedural Manual
  • Agenda Item 7: Discussion paper on monitoring the use of Codex standards
  • Agenda Item 8: Discussion paper on monitoring Codex results in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Comments of the Member States of the European Union:

  • CL 2019/115/OCS-GP: Procedural Guidance for Committees Working by Correspondence.
  • CL 2020/59/OCS-GP: requesting comments on the Annex of the Procedural Guidance for Committees Working by Correspondence

31st Session - Paris, Bordeaux, France, 11 - 15 March 2019

  • Annotated agenda for the Codex Committee on General Principles indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 2: Matters referred by the Committee
  • Agenda Item 3: Procedural guidance for committees working by correspondence
  • Agenda Item 4: Use of examples in Codex Standards
  • Agenda Item 5: Information on activities of FAO and WHO relevant to the work of CCGP
  • Agenda Item 6.1: Discussion paper on emerging and future issues of relevance to CCGP

30th Session - Paris, 11-15 April 2016

  • Annotated agenda for the Codex Committee on General Principles indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 3: "Codex work management and the functioning of the Executive Committee – Terms of Reference for Secretariat-led internal review (phase 1)" (CX/GP 16/30/3).
  • Agenda Item 4: Consistency of Risk Analysis Texts across the Relevant Committees.

29th Session - Paris, 9 – 13 March 2015

  • Annotated agenda for the Codex Committee on General Principles indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Union and its Member States.

European Union comments on:

  • Agenda Item 2: Matters Referred to the Committee
  • Agenda Item 3: Proposed Amendments to the Terms of Reference of the Committee on General Principles
  • Agenda Item 4: Proposed Amendments to the Procedures for the Elaboration of Codex Standards and Related Texts
  • Agenda Item 6: Codex Work Management and Functioning of the Executive Committee (CX/GP 15/29/6)
  • CL 2010/22-GP: "Request for comments concerning the development of joint Codex/oie standards."
  • CL 2010/11-GP: "Draft amendment to the terms of reference of the Codex Committee on General Principles."

28th Session - Paris, France, 7 - 11 April 2014

  • Annotated agenda indicating the division of competence and right to vote between the European Community and its Member States in respect of each particular agenda item.