World Packaging Organisation (WPO)

Organisation mondiale de l'emballage (OME)
Organización Mundial del Embalaje

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History

Founded 6 Sep 1968, Tokyo (Japan).

Aims

Provide a forum for exchange of knowledge on packaging; promote development of technology in this field; disseminate information; develop skills and expertise, particularly as to developing countries, concerning conservation, preservation and distribution of world foods; study ecological effects of packaging materials and develop methods for recycling packaging wastes; create conditions for: establishing a central packaging data-bank and world packaging information centre, for developing institutions to promote packaging education and technology and for developing international packaging standards.

Future Events

Past Events(33)

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Activities

Sponsors exhibitions and events, including annual 'World Stars for Packaging' competition, open to packages, having won a national or international award.

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Consultative Status

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 51 countries
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UIA Org ID

C3569

Last News Received

2015
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