Dairy Committee Coordinator took part in the Round Table held by Swiss-Ukrainian project on the establishment of a risk-based food safety control system in the dairy value chain in Ukraine. In course of the meeting, the cancelation of 2nd grade for milk from 1 January 2018 was discussed.
EBA Retail Committee members met with representatives of State Food Security Service, namely Mr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head, and Mr Vadym Chaikovskyi, Head of Plant Quarantine Department. At the meeting, we discussed issues of quarantine certificates for regulated products.
EBA Agrochemical Committee held meeting with the experts of the State Food Security Service of Ukraine and international experts on the Twinning “Approximation of Ukrainian legislation with the EU in the field of plant protection products and plant health and strengthening associated inspection and laboratory services”. During the meeting, participants discussed status of project implementation, details and ways of cooperation with the EBA within the project, particularly regarding combating fake products and harmonization of Ukrainian industry legislation with EU standards.
EBA Clinical Trials Subcommittee held a wide-format meeting with the leadership of the State Expert Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine - Tetiana Dumenko, Liudmyla Kovtun and leading experts. Such meeting provided an opportunity to Subcommittee company members to raise questions and receive professional answers, also to receive a feedback on state enterprise operations.
EBA Grain & Oilseed and Agrochemical Committees representatives took part in the first meeting of the Working Group On Improving Phytosanitary Condition of Ukraine chaired by Volodymyr Lapa, Head of the State Food Security and Consumer Protection Service of Ukraine. The meeting was devoted to the discussion of the Ukrainian legislation harmonization with the EU regulatory framework as well as launch of the pilot project to fight against main pests and disease of wheat.
EBA Agrochemical and Grain & Oilseed Committees representatives took part in the first meeting of the Working Group On Improving Phytosanitary Condition of Ukraine chaired by Volodymyr Lapa, Head of the State Food Security and Consumer Protection Service of Ukraine. The meeting was devoted to the discussion of the Ukrainian legislation harmonization with the EU regulatory framework as well as launch of the pilot project to fight against main pests and disease of wheat.
Electronic Payments Committee Coordinator participated in the meeting of the working group on e-ticket implementation, which was created under the Ministry of Infrastructure. The working group includes representatives of cities, transport services providers, industry experts. Participants discussed their experiences in e-ticket implementation in certain cities, as well as defined further priorities for the working group.
This morning we were pleased to welcome Ms Olena Kovalova, Deputy Minister of the Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, at the regular EBA Grain and Oilseed Committee meeting. Our discussion was devoted to pressing issues of grain industry, and in particular, regulatory aspects in light of Instruction of the Government that cancelled the Order of Minagropolicy No.661 dated 13 October 2008.
EBA Electronic Payments Committee Coordinator became a speaker at the Round table held by Visa on the occasion of launch of CyberSource – a platform for risk management in e-commerce payments. During the meeting, experts discussed the importance of the CyberSource platform for online business as it means simplicity and security for customer payments, protection against frauds, possibility of increasing sales for online sellers.