News from BSCA
BSCA pre-evaluation to be continued!
Following the pre-evaluation results of the Belarusian State Centre for Accreditation (BSCA) by the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) in January 2016, Members of the Multilateral Agreement Council (MAC) during the meeting held on 4th October in Skopje recommended to proceed with the initial evaluation of BSCA in accordance with EA-2/02 “EA Procedure for the evaluation of a National Accreditation Body”. The scope of the evaluation will be: accreditation for certification bodies of management systems; accreditation for certification bodies for products, processes and services; and accreditation for certification bodies for persons.
The evaluation is planned to take place in 2017.
BSCA and QCI signed the Memorandum of Understanding
BSCA and the Quality Council of India (QCI) signed the Memorandum of Understanding concerning technical cooperation on accreditation.
The Memorandum encourages the exchange of information on accreditation rules and procedures, supports the Parties in the framework of international and regional organizations for accreditation and promotes mutual cooperation on accreditation in accordance with the legislation of the Parties.
The signing ceremony took place during the International Accreditation Forum/International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (IAF-ILAC) Joint Annual Meetings in New Delhi, India, 30 October - 4 November 2016.
BSCA and QCI signing Memorandum of Understanding