Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations (2005)

Meeting of the IHR Review Committee on Second Extensions for establishing national public health capacities and on IHR implementation

13-14 November 2014
Geneva, Switzerland

The Review Committee on second extensions for establishing national public capacities are to meet from 13–14 November 2014 at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, in the Executive Board Room. The meeting is open to all States Parties to the International Health Regulations (IHR) and to the United Nations and its specialised agencies and other relevant intergovernmental or non-governmental organizations in official relations with WHO.

Committee members are tasked with:

  • providing technical advice to the Director-General regarding requests from States Parties for a second extension to meet their IHR core surveillance and response capacities during 2014–2016; and to advise the Director-General on a regional approach to accelerate implementation of the IHR by 2016; and
  • proposing potential approaches to the Director-General for the implementation, maintenance and monitoring of the IHR after 2016.

Meeting documents