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The Wooe is postponed until the 29th and 30th of June 2020

The 9th World Olive Oil Exhibition, which was going to be held on the 18th and 19thof March, has changed its dates due to official precautionary measures against the coronavirus outbreak. The fair will take place at the end of June in Ifema

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Madrid, meeting of the technical commission of experts on laboratory testing

The technical expert commission for laboratory control met on 3 February 2020 a the headquarters of the International Olive Council in Madrid

 

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Sidney, World Congress on Oils and Fats 2020 and 28th ISO TC34 SC11 meeting

The 'World Congress on Oils and Fats 2020' was held in Australia from 9 to 12 February 2020. The International Olive Council was represented by Jaime Lillo López, the Deputy Executive Director, and Mercedes Fernández Albaladejo, the Head of the Standardisation and Research Unit

 

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The IOC and CIHEAM-IAMZ met to establish the advanced course on the monitoring and surveillance of olive pathogens

The course will take place at the IAMZ Zaragoza from 30 November to 4 December 2020

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Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina visits the Ioc

The Executive Director informed the Ambassador about the mission of Ioc and its activities, as well as the benefits that the adhering members get in terms of expertise and technical cooperation

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Ioc and Wco Strengthen collaboration

Different categories of olive oil were presented according to the Ioc trade standards, as well as the approval of physico-chemical and organoleptic laboratories

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Olive oil germplasm banks

The synergy between olive growing, olive oil technology and the environment is integrated in IOC technical cooperation and training activities which link various protection strategies for the sustainable development and preservation of olive resources

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Technical Cooperation and training

An example of Ioc activities are the national missions and training sessions that meet the specific needs of our member countries, and the international seminars and training sessions that take place with the aim of improving and harmonising the scientific and technical knowledge of Ioc members.

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Mario Solinas: deadline extende

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With the accession of Georgia, the members belonging to the International Olive Council rise to 17

The Chair of the IOC in 2020 is George Svanidze, adviser to the minister of the Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and the owner of the largest Georgian olive oil company

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The International Olive Council delegation was received at the governorate headquarters by the Governor of Sfax

Local authorities and professionals from the region expressed their wish to hold the meeting of the Advisory Committee alongside the fifth edition of the Olive Oil Festival in Sfax in 2020

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Benefits of Accending for consumer countries

Standardisation and research. The Agreement is not only for producer countries; many of its articles also consider consumer countries and the things the Ioc can do for them

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An International agreement under un law

The Ioc International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives 2015, opening out to consumer countries and the benefits of membership

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World Olive Day declaration’s meaning

The Ioc celebrated World Olive Day on last 28 November with a ceremony attended by the delegations of the member countries, representatives of the sector, authorities and members of the diplomatic corps. At the event, the Executive Director, Abdellatif Ghedira read out a joint Declaration of all Ioc member countries joining in the celebration of World Olive Day approved by Unesco already. Under its call to “Choose olives to protect our planet and our health!” this declaration highlights the role of olive growing in the sustainable economic and social development of a number of countries, and as part of the solution in combating global warming.

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The mission of the International Olive Council

Throughout its history, the Ioc has undergone structural changes driven both by the evolution of regional policy and by the growth in olive oil consumption beyond its traditional area

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The Ioc on the front line against climate change

"Olive growing is now a sustainable strategy against climate change," said Abdellatif Ghedira, the Executive Director of the Ioc, in a message to participants at the Olive4Climate conference, organised by the University of Perugia

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New Headquarters agreement

The Agreement governing the Ioc building was signed on 28 November

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Jmo and Ioc anniversary

A ceremony was held to mark the occasion, and the Executive Secretariat invited a number of representatives from various governments, the diplomatic corps and delegations from Member States to headquarters in Madrid

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The Santander Foundation and the Ioc: closer than ever

Memorandum of understanding between the two institutions

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Inauguration of the olive garden

A young garden of thousand-year old olive trees

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Welcome Georgia

The 17th member of the Ioc

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World Olive Day approved by Unesco

Abdellatif Ghedira, made the announcement today at headquarters in Madrid

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In Spain, Dcoop rewards the master millers for the best oils from early harvesting

There are four oils awarded, protagonists of the Master Project program, born from the willingness of the cooperatives to manage early harvest oils with the aim of encouraging the production of this type of oil, to optimize wholesale sales and then to have a reference point for oil bottled by Dcoop. The winning oils come from Úbeda, Villanueva de Algaidas and Antequera

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Close ties between Libya and the Ioc

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