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Cablegate: Fao/Who Codex Alimentarius Commission-U.S.

VZCZCXYZ0010
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBO #1679 1281635
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 071635Z MAY 08
FM AMEMBASSY BOGOTA
TO RUEHRC/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE WASHDC
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 2657
INFO RUEHRO/AMEMBASSY ROME 2551
RUEHPE/AMEMBASSY LIMA 6186
RUEHLP/AMEMBASSY LA PAZ MAY QUITO 6838
RUEHZP/AMEMBASSY PANAMA 1653
RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA 8182
RUEHCV/AMEMBASSY CARACAS 0380

UNCLAS BOGOTA 001679

SIPDIS

USDA FOR FAS/OSTA/IRSD; ROME PASS TO USMISSION UN ROME FOR
AGRICULTURAL COUNSELOR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR CO
SUBJECT: FAO/WHO CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION-U.S.
CANDIDATE FOR CHAIRPERSON-DEMARCHE

REF: USDA FAS 689318


1. On May 6 FAS/Bogota delivered a letter with the talking
points and bio of the U.S. candidate to the Colombian
Ministry of External Relations (MRE). FAS/Bogota is
translating this information into Spanish and will deliver
English and unofficial Spanish translation to the members of
the local Committee on the Codex Alimentarius for the
Government of Colombia.

2. FAS/Bogota will monitor any responses regarding
Colombia's participation at the meeting and its position in
regard to support for the U.S. candidate.

BROWNFIELD

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