Following the approval of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives by the Assembly of Representatives of the People on 6 June 2016, the instruments of ratification was signed by the President of the Tunisian Republic and submitted to the depositary of the Agreement, the Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York, in accordance with article 27 of the Agreement.
The Ambassador of Tunisia in Spain, H.E. Mr Wacef Chiha, presented a copy of the instruments of ratification of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015, to the Executive Director of the IOC during a visit to the Executive Secretariat on 31 August, accompanied by the Minister-Counsellor of the Tunisian Embassy in Madrid, Mr Mounir Fourati.
The IOC Executive Director expressed his satisfaction in this regard and encouraged other IOC member countries to ratify, accept or approve the new Agreement by depositing the corresponding instruments prior to 1 January 2017, to enable it to enter into force on schedule.
The illustration is by Valerio Marini