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Vacancy Announcement: Programme officer Veterinary paraprofessionals (Paris)

Paris, 8 February 2019. The OIE is hiring a Paris-based programme officer for the development of the portfolio of activities focusing on veterinary paraprofessionals (VPP). Apply by 22 February 2019...read more...

Dr Karim Tounkara awarded national recognition in Mali

Paris, 29 January 2019. The OIE Director General, Dr Monique Eloit joins all OIE staff and partners in congratulating the OIE Regional Representative for Africa, Dr Karim Tounkara for being knighted a Knight of the National Order of Mali...read more...

OIE Consulting services' opportunity

Paris, 28 January 2019. The OIE invites applications for a desktop study for the analysis of OIE Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS) reports, produced in the Africa region. Apply by 28 February 2019...read more...

2019

Bamako, Gaborone, Nairobi, Tunis, 31 December 2018.
The whole OIE Africa team wishes you an excellent new year 2019...read more...

Vacancy Announcement: Project officer (Gaborone)

Gaborone, 22 December 2018. The OIE invites applications for the position of Project Officer Animal Disease Control, based in Gaborone, Botswana. The Project Officer will be responsible for ensuring the coordination and effective delivery of the Technical Support in Eliminating Rabies in Dogs project in selected countries of Southern African. He/She will also contribute to the implementation of the OIE mandate in relation to the control of animal diseases, in particular PPR, in the Southern Africa region. Apply by 31 January 2019...read more...

Training of aquatic animals’ focal points (Dar es Salaam)

Dar es Salaam, 6 December 2018. This third cycle training workshop intended to provide refresher training to existing focal points, bring recently appointed focal points up to speed (in respect of recently approved changes to the OIE standards and listed and de-listed diseases) and provide guidance on emerging issues of relevance to the African continent, such as the re-emergence of EUS in Central Africa, and the international spread of TiLV into the African continent...read more...

Vacancy Announcement: Head of the OIE Science Department

Paris, 10 December 2018. The OIE invites applications for the position of Head of the Science Department, based in Paris. Apply by 7 January 2019...read more...

17th REMESA JPC Meeting (Paris)

Paris, 28 November 2018. Under the auspice of the co-presidency of France and Morocco - the Joint OIE and FAO secretariat (based in Tunis) – organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of France (through its “Direction Générale de l’Alimentation - DGAL”) the 17th meeting of the REMESA Joint Permanent Committee that was held in Paris (France) on 27-28 November 2018...read more...

WTO Border Agency Cooperation Workshop (Cape Town)

Cape Town, 16 November 2018. In most countries, traditionally, border control is the responsibility of Customs and Immigration Authorities. However, over time and with increasing complexity of international trade and sophistication of import controls, other more technically oriented authorities have engaged in dispatching their own staff to border crossings, in order to safeguard their mandate – these include animal and crop health, public health, trade, security and others...read more...

Training wildlife focal points (Kasane)

Kasane, 9 November 2018. Since 2010, there have been four (4) training courses for focal points for wildlife for both the African and Middle East regions; therefore the current training was the fifth (i.e. 5th Cycle)...read more...

Memorandum of Understanding with COMESA signed

Lusaka, 12 November 2018. On 29 June 2018, the Director General of the OIE, Dr Monique Eloit and the Executive Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), H.E. Mr. Sindiso Ngwenya, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which has now officially been released...read more...

The OIE Rinderpest Challenge: the winners

Paris, 7 November 2018. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has officially closed the OIE Rinderpest Challenge. For the duration of four weeks, players across the globe competitively diagnosed patients in order to find the outbreak of Rinderpest and win points for their country...read more...

OIE Training on animal welfare (Maseru)

Maseru, 12 October 2018. The OIE has been running several training courses for OIE Focal Points (animal welfare, animal disease notification, aquatic animal diseases, veterinary laboratories, veterinary products, wildlife surveillance, etc.) since the early 2000s...read more...

ØIE GAME ØF RINDERPEST VIGILANCE Global Challenge... launching tomorrow

Paris, 3 October 2018. In 2011 the deadly Rinderpest virus was eradicated, but a few years later...
the disease is back! Will you be able to find the source of the outbreak in time to avoid its spread worldwide? read more...

Training Laboratory focal points Africa (Tunis)

Tunis, 20 September 2018. The Regional Seminar for OIE National Focal Points for Veterinary Laboratories was organised in Tunis (Tunisia) from 18 to 20 September 2018 by the OIE Programmes Department and the OIE Sub Regional Representation for North Africa, respectively for technical and organisational aspects...read more...

Vacancy Announcement: Deputy-Head of the OIE World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department

Paris, 20 September 2018. Interested by a position on analysis of global animal health information ? Deadline for application extended to October 3rd...read more...

Visit of OIE Director General to African Union, Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 12 September 2018. H.E. Amb. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, the African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture (REA) on 12 September played host to Dr Monique Eloit, OIE Director-General. Dr Eloit was accompanied by Dr Karim Tounkara, OIE Regional Representative for Africa and Dr. Patrick Bastiaensen, Programme Officer at the OIE Sub-Regional Representation for Eastern Africa...read more...

FAO OIE EU Conference on PPR (Brussels)

Brussels, 7 September 2018. Following the inaugural PPR Global Conference held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire in 2015, the FAO and OIE jointly organised the second Global Conference on the Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), in a bid to establish a technical and financial consensus to implement the first 5-year action plan towards eradication of this disease of goats and sheep (2017 – 2021), the aim still being to get rid of this sheep and goat plague by the year 2030, i.e. in 12 years’ time...read more...

2018 editions of the OIE Terrestrial and Aquatic Codes

Paris, 13 August 2018. The 2018 editions of the OIE Terrestrial and Aquatic Codes are now available online and for downloading in single-file pdf format...read more...

OIE PVS Pathway orientation training (Africa)

Johannesburg and Dakar, 12 July 2018. As part of the re-branding of the Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS) Tool of the OIE, more than ten years after its inception, the OIE continues to roll-out its programme of orientation training of national veterinary staff and representatives of regional organisations for a better understanding of the OIE PVS Tool and its ramifications...read more...

OIE Regional Seminar for the National Focal Points for Communication (Africa)

Tunis, 28 June 2018. The third OIE Seminar for the National Focal Points for Communication (NFPS) was organised in Tunis (Tunisia) from 26 to 28 June 2018. The seminar was organised by the OIE Communication Unit and the OIE Sub Regional Representation for North Africa, respectively for technical and organisational aspects...read more...

Jane Lwoyero appointed in Nairobi

Nairobi, 10 July 2018.
Dr. Jane Lwoyero joined the OIE Sub-Regional Representation for Eastern Africa on 2 July 2018 as Programme Officer for antimicrobial resistance...read more...

GF-TADs Eastern Africa FMD Roadmap (Entebbe)

Entebbe, 5 July 2018.
In order to reduce the FMD burden, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) developed a 15-year Global FMD control tool in 2012 known as the Foot and Mouth Disease Progressive Control Pathway (FMD-PCP)...read more...

Ólafur Valsson appointed in Gaborone

Gaborone, 10 July 2018.
Dr Ólafur Valsson, a veterinarian by training and experienced auditor of competent authorities and private entities, on international standards on animal health and veterinary public health, joined the OIE Sub-Regional Representation for Southern Africa on 15 June 2018 as Programme Officer for antimicrobial resistance...read more...