On June 25-27, Sixty-fifth session of the Specialized Section on Standardization of Dry and Dried Produce (GE.2) and UNECE International Symposium on Nuts and Dried Fruit for a Sustainable Future is held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Representatives of WHO, GIZ, Uzstandart agency, Hilfswerk Austria Tajikistan, Business people in dry and dried produce from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizstan, Iran, USA and Turkey took part at the meeting.

During the meeting presentation related to dry and dried produce shown by Ms. Ivonne Higuero, Director of Economic Cooperation and Trade Division UNECE, Representatives  of International Nut and Dried Fruit Council ( Mr. Pino Calcagni), Hilfswerk Austria Tajikistan (Mr. Umed Aslanov),  GreenerZim Ltd Uganda (Safe Food Alliance). 

At the same time, a detailed analysis and recommendations were made by specialists on the proposed standard projects for dried cacao, melon, papaya and proposed standard projects for dried melon which is prepared by Uzbek representatives.

During the International symposium, the exhibition is organized by UNECE for participants and permanent representatives of foreign countries to the United Nations with the support Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizstan, and USA business people in dry and dried produce.

At the end of the event, it was noted that a training seminar will be organized for participants interested in dry and dried produce, the UNECE standards. Event will be held in September 2018  in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.