World Trade Organization (WTO) notifications – Executive summary


World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH)

Observatory Annual Report 2022 | Executive summary

The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as OIE) is the WTO reference organisation for international standards related to animal health and zoonoses. The WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Agreement) defines the basic rules for the application of food safety and animal and plant health measures in international trade. Through its Annual Report, the Observatory intends to assess the uptake of the WOAH standards that relate to trade.