May 26 – June 15, 2020 – GRP / TBT & Policy Training Webinars Series
From May 26 to 15 June 2020, a series of training webinars are scheduled for Principal Members. Please refer to the Policy Training tab to access the agendas, slides decks and the sessions recordings.
May 14, 2020 – Executive Committee Conference Call
A proposal for the top priorities under the Coalition Action Plan (2020-2025) was presented by the Technical Secretariat for approval by the Executive Committee following the collection of input from the Coalition Members. The Action Plan will support further development of regional and country specific Action Plans. Please click here to access the Coalition Action Plan (2020-2025).
April 7, 2020 – Executive Committee Members Appointment
As a result of a voting majority, the Executive Committee Members for the 2020-2020 period were appointed. Please click here to meet them.
March 30, 2020 – Virtual Meeting
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual meeting was held to advance the Coalition’s work. During this session, the Terms of Reference and Code of Ethics were unanimously approved and the election process for the Executive Committee members was launched. Please click here to access the Conference Call Minutes.
February 25, 2020 – WTO/TBT Committee – GRP Thematic Session
The World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade Committee held a thematic session on Good Regulatory Practices examining the impact on the sectors of medical devices and new vehicle technologies. The medical device session included presentations from the FDA, Health Canada, the Coalition, the EU and Japan. Presentation an video webcast can be found at the International Symposia Tab.
January 29, 2020 – Welcome Conference Call.
During this inaugural Welcome Conference Call, the Technical Secretariat provided an overview to Principal Members on the Coalition’s scope, highlighting the importance of alignment efforts to reach regulatory convergence (both horizontal and vertical) through broad implementation of Good Regulatory Practices (GRPs). The draft Terms of Reference and Code of Ethics based on the Bogota Principles were also shared with the members. Please click here to access the Conference Call Minutes.