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Merih Malmqvist Nilsson on her first year as Chair of ILAC
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World Accreditation Day 2018
Secretariat Update – April 2018
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Business Benefits Website launched
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UNIDO and partners extend support for accreditation systems in developing countries
IEC CA - Looking to the future
OIML-CS Management Committee
OECD: Better International Rules for Inclusive Globalisation
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CNAS conducts first Proficiency Testing of Draft Survey
Dr Thomas Facklam Visits Hong Kong
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DAC progress in early 2018
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ODAC supporting agricultural industry
AERSSC submits application for evaluation
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MAURITAS training courses on Calibration and Measurement Capabilities
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ema: Work in favor of consumers and the environment
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ISTA 2018 Annual Meeting in Japan
ASCOLAB and FEC partner in accreditation awareness in DRC 
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Merih Malmqvist Nilsson on her first year as Chair of ILAC

 

Merih Malmqvist Nilsson, Acting Director General of Swedac, has completed the first year of her term as Chair of ILAC, the global organisation for accreditation bodies in the fields of laboratory and inspection body accreditation.  An interview with Merih on the past year, the challenges she has faced and how she views the future within the organisation provides insight to this busy year

 

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World Accreditation Day 2018

World Accreditation Day will be celebrated on 9 June 2018 and the theme this year is “Accreditation: Delivering a safer world”.

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Secretariat Update – April 2018

- ILAC Membership
- ILAC Secretariat

- ILAC Executive

- ILAC Meetings

- The ILAC MRA

- ILAC Liaisons and other International Activities

- ILAC Documents Published

 

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Business Benefits Website launched
MCC Committee

The Business Benefits website was launched in 2017. This is a reference website designed to demonstrate the monetary value of standards, conformity assessment and accreditation for businesses. 

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UNIDO and partners extend support for accreditation systems in developing countries

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), will further advance their strategic partnership in the field of accreditation of conformity assessment bodies.

 

 

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Critical infrastructures most vulnerable to cyberattacks include manufacturing facilities
Critical infrastructures most vulnerable to cyberattacks include manufacturing facilities
IEC CA - Looking to the future

In 2017, the IEC Conformity Assessment Board (CAB) celebrated its 20th anniversary. CAB is responsible for the management and supervision of all IEC conformity assessment (CA) activities, including oversight of the four IEC CA Systems: IECEE, IECEx, IECQ and IECRE.

 




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EA News
  • EA Peer Evaluator Refresher Training held in December
  • Agreement on Commission proposal to tighten rules for safer and cleaner cars in Europe
  • Two European legislative proposals to reinforce trust in products on the EU Single Market
  • The EA Laboratory Committee held its 35th meeting in Madrid on 14-15 March
  • EA “TRAIN-THE-TRAINER” workshops on EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017
  • The recognition of accreditation in ICT security.
  • CETA Protocol on Conformity Assessment: Update on the cooperation between EA and SCC
  • EA CPC members gathered to share experience and discuss how to enhance communication in accreditation
  • Highlights of the 40th EA General Assembly
  • Feedback from the last meeting of the EA Working Group in the Health Care Sector Laboratory Medicine
  • 19th meeting for the members of the EA Horizontal Harmonization (HHC) Committee on 6-7 March in Brussels
  • The EA MLA Council decisions on extension of scopes and new signatories to the EA MLA



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News from ARAC

1. ARAC MLA recognition by ILAC & IAF

2. ARAC MLA Signatories

3. Improvement of the ARAC Management System:

4. ARAC Peer Evaluation activities

5. Participation of ARAC Peer Evaluators at ILAC & IAF Peer evaluations

6. Activities to Promote the IAF MLA, ILAC MRA and ARAC MLA

7. Upcoming ARAC key events

 

Handover of the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement Certificate by the Chair of ILAC to the Chair of ARAC

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CNAS conducts first Proficiency Testing of Draft Survey

With great efforts for almost four years, China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS), conducted the proficiency testing of Draft Survey in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, for the first time on 29 June 2017.

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Dr Facklam with colleagues from HKAS and the Standard and Calibration Laboratory.
Dr Facklam with colleagues from HKAS and the Standard and Calibration Laboratory.
Dr Thomas Facklam Visits Hong Kong

ong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) invited Dr Thomas Facklam, the immediate past Chair of the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA) in 2014 – 2017, to visit Hong Kong on 4 - 8 December 2017.

 

 

 

 

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ISTA 2018 Annual Meeting in Japan

The International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) has decided for the first time to hold the 2018 Annual Meeting in Sapporo, Japan between the 11 and 14 of June, which is the most important event for the association.

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SSM staff pose for a photo at the Company’s exhibition stand with Mrs Mutasa and Messrs Johnson on the right and Didier Makonga first left
SSM staff pose for a photo at the Company’s exhibition stand with Mrs Mutasa and Messrs Johnson on the right and Didier Makonga first left
ASCOLAB and FEC partner in accreditation awareness in DRC 

The National Laboratory Association of the Democratic Republic of Congo (ASCOLAB) together with the Provincial Chamber of Commerce (FEC) for Katanga region hosted an awareness workshop on the importance and benefits of accreditation. The workshop which was sponsored by the Provincial FEC was held on 23 March 2018 at the FEC’s Conference Centre in Lubumbashi, DRC.

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