Several elected bodies of the OIE are to be renewed in May 2012 as part of the 80th General Session. Eligible and suitable professionals from the Africa region are strongly encouraged to submit their applications to the OIE Delegate of their country.
Firstly, the following elected seats on the specialist commissions are open :
Candidates should have the following profile :
Following their election, they will be asked to provide the Director General of the OIE with a declaration concerning any potential conflicts of interest between themselves and any commercial entity, and an undertaking of confidentiality regarding information of which they become aware in the exercise of their mandate.
Please contact your OIE Delegate for all relevant information regarding the above election-procedures. The deadline for the submission to the national OIE Delegate of your country of your application, including a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae is February 1st, 2012. The OIE Delegate will forward the eligible applications to the OIE by February 15th, 2012, after which the OIE Council will establish the final election lists on February 28th , 2012.
Secondly and limited to registered OIE Delegates only is the election of the President and Vice-President of the World Assembly of Delegates and six (6) other members of the Council.
The Bureau of the OIE Regional Commission for Africa is also up for re-election. The following seats are eligible for appointed OIE Delegates from the Africa region only :
OIE Delegates from the Africa region are strongly encouraged to submit their applications to the OIE for any of these positions, whether for the OIE Council or the Regional Commission. Applications for the seats in the Council will have to be seconded by two other Member Countries or Territories of the OIE to be eligible for election