International Spice Group

Groupe international des épices

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Founded

1983-05-24 Geneva Switzerland

History

24-26 May 1983, Geneva (Switzerland), at Consultative Meeting on Spices of C-XC0376 - Commonwealth Secretariat and E-XE2639 - International Trade Centre (ITC), following which an Arrangement to form the Group was adopted and membership, objectives and methods of working defined. This action followed recommendations, Oct 1979, London (UK), of International Symposium on the Export Development of Spices - funded by F-XF3936 - Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC) - for the setting up of a forum to discuss problems and identify areas for joint action and for consultation with interested governments. Arrangement amended at 1st Meeting of the Group, 24-29 Nov 1986, Delhi (India). Three meetings of the Group have been held so far. The 3rd Meeting, Nov 1991, Kingston (Jamaica), adopted a Revised Arrangement for the Group, which will enter into force when 10 members, of whom at least 3 shall be from producing countries and 3 from consuming countries, have notified their acceptance to the Executive Director of ITC. Under the proposed Rules of Procedures, ITC will undertake the interim Secretariat services of the Group with support from the Commonwealth Secretariat. A Project and Development Committee is to be set up to help identify, formulate and implement projects on spices and spice products. Ceased to exist.

Aims

Assist spice producing developing countries to develop production, export marketing and consumption of spices and spice products; identify current and future problems and seek cooperative solutions for the mutual benefit of exporting and importing countries; promote mechanisms ensuring availability of market intelligence and commercial data relating to international trade in spices and spice products; encourage market development activities for existing and new spice products; take action to reduce or eliminate related trade barriers.

Structure

Group Session (at least once every 2 years) elects Chairman, 2 Vice-Chairmen and Rapporteur. Secretariat of host country assumes secretarial duties 6 months before Session.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Members

Available with paid subscription only.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

Available with paid subscription only.

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

XE0890

Last News

1997

* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing an organization profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.