The Global Platform for African swine fever and other diseases of swine
Rome, Italy. 5-7 November 2013
The meeting for the Global Platform for ASF brought together key stakeholders at the global level to coordinate ASF early warning, prevention and progressive control efforts. Participants included i) international organizations; ii) development agencies; iii) regional organizations; iv) governments; v) research institutions; vi) reference laboratories; and vii) the private sector.
The objectives of the meeting were to:
Present the Platform’s concept, including vision, mission and goals.
Clarify stakeholder expectations with regard to the Platform.
Decide on the network’s membership, structure, sustainability and governance.
Define the Platform’s scope of action for the short and medium term.