The Regional Commission holds usually a two year conference in one regional country to discuss one technical theme and organise regional cooperation in the control of animal diseases.
The Regional Commission reports to the International Committee its activities and recommendations when necessary.
for the Middle East is one of five regional commissions created by the OIE in the world. It's main objective is tackling specific problems relevant to the veterinary services and establishing cooperation between these services at the regional level.
the bureau of the Commission is formed of a President, two Vice presidents and a Secretary general. It is renewable every 3 years.