Call for experts 2023 to join WOAH’s Specialist Commissions. Find out more on the Call for Experts page.
Together, the Specialist Commissions play a key role in the development and revision of the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as OIE) International Standards, collaborate with its global scientific network, are responsible for the official recognition of animal health status, provide advice on epidemiology, prevention and control of animal diseases, and deal with scientific and technical issues related to the above.
The members of each Commission meet twice a year to discuss their work program. Reports of Specialist Commission meetings are published in English, French and Spanish on the WOAH website and include links to relevant reports from Working Groups and ad hoc Groups.