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United Nations Seeks Input from IEC

by 5m Editor
23 February 2009, at 9:01am

UK - The International Egg Commission (IEC) has been asked to work with the United Nations Economic Commission, to provide industry expertise into its new standards for shell eggs and egg products.

To further strengthen the relationship and communication between our two organisations, Virginia Cram-Martos, a Director within the United Nations, will be attending this year's London Conference of the International Egg Commission (IEC) on 31 March. She will discuss 'United Nations Economic Commission - Standards for shell eggs and egg products'.

Ms Cram-Martosis the Director of the Trade Division in the United Nations Economic Commission. Her responsibilities include Europe, North America and Canada. She has many years' experience working in trade issues, particularly those associated with trade facilitation, technical barriers to trade and standardisation issues. In her role in the UN/ECE, Ms Cram-Martosis supervises inter-governmental programmes including trade facilitation, electronic business standards, regulatory harmonization, standards policies, agricultural quality standards, timber markets and the sustainable management of forests.

She started her career at the UN in 1992 as Coordinator for the development of electronic business standards, and later became Chief of the section responsible for trade policy and governmental cooperation, where she was also responsible for the UNECE work on agricultural quality standards, before becoming Director of the Division. Prior to joining the United Nations, Ms Cram-Martosis was the Secretary General of an industry association based in Brussels. Before that, she worked for more than 12 years in the private sector in retail and international trading companies.

Further Reading

- You can find out more about the IEC London Meeting 2009 by clicking here.