International Olive Council (IOC)

Founded in Madrid in 1959 under the auspices of the United Nations, the International Olive Council is an international intergovernmental organisation bringing together olive oil and table olives producers and consumers. On the 15 of July 2016 in Tunis, Mr Abdellatif Ghedira, Executive Director of the IOC and Mr Cosimo Lacirignola, the Secretary General of the CIHEAM signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to strengthen their joint activities that contribute to the sustainable development of olive growing in the Mediterranean.

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