Second meeting between the Centre and Competent Authorities representatives

October 26-27,2021, online meeting.

The second EU-network meeting between representatives of Competent Authorities (CAs) and the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, took place online on October 2021, 26-27, on 2 * 0.5 days. This meeting was the occasion to present the objectives of the Centre, the past and present work programme, and the Centre’s work since its nomination. Furthermore, it permitted to discuss potential future priority areas of work, identify possible collaboration at the national level, and identify the main needs and expectations of CAs.


In total 76 participants, from 23 EU Member States participated, including 51 delegates from CAs, five from Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, and 16 from the three EURCAWs. Two EFSA members and two EFTA representatives attended as observers.


During the first morning, Virginie Michel, Coordinator of the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA, presented the aim and activities of the EURCAW-Poultry-SFA. The EURCAW-Poultry-SFA team presented the past and present Work Programmes with a focus on what was achieved by the Centre, and what is planned for 2022.

The following morning, two EU Member States CAs representatives presented respectively a success story and a good practice. Several Topics proposed by EURCAW-Poultry-SFA and the Member States were then discussed altogether.


The topics discussed can be found in the meeting report. Moreover, the presentation is available here.