International coordination


Published 12.10.2012 | Modified 12.10.2012

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority participates actively in:

  • OIE (The World organisation for animal health)
  • IPPC (The International Plant Protection Convention)
  • EPPO (European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation)
  • The European Council (promotes democracy, human rights and legal development in the Member States)
  • Codex Alimentarius (Food safety, under WHO/FAO)
  • Participates in nine standing committees under the auspices of the EU
  • Participates in many working groups and expert groups under the auspices of the EU
  • Nordic Council Executive Committee for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Agriculture, Food and Forestry (EK-FJLS), and associated working groups

The CVO-position (Chief Veterinary Officer) is part of the NFSA head office.

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