For decades IAF and ILAC have been discussing the need or opportunity to become a single organization, and never before have we been closer to the goal.
Counterfeit certificates in the TIC industry pose a significant problem for the reputation, reliability, and trust in certification worldwide.
IIOC has published a paper exploring transformative technology techniques.
Medical Device Quality System ISO 13485 – Shifting Auditor Competency in the Supply Chain – The Impact of the New IAF Mandatory Document MD9:2022
In February 2022, the IAF Medical Devices Working Group completed a four-year cycle of improving IAF MD 9.
From 01 January 2023, businesses will need to use the new UKCA product marking for many goods placed on the Great Britain market (England, Scotland and Wales).
In Mexico, CONUEE published a guide for the implementation and interpretation of the requirements of ISO 50001:2018, to aid with its integration into the processes and strategies of any type of organization.
The SANAP project, jointly implemented by APAC and PTB and funded by the BMZ, Germany, came to a close on 28 February 2022.
In line with Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action, SLAB recognizes that the promotion of accreditation in Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification (ISO 14065)-related schemes such as the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), Carbon Footprint of Products, and Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) is a timely need.
The 11th AFRAC MRA Council meeting was held on 17 June 2021.
Accreditation of Notified Bodies – A Key Element for the Functioning of the EU Single Market for Goods
The European Commission’s main goal in the EU single market for goods is to ensure the free movement of goods within the market, and to set high safety standards for consumers and the protection of the environment.
The IAF User Advisory Committee held its most recent meeting on 24 March 2022.
IAF Chair Emanuele Riva, with DAkkS) CEO Stephan Finke, ACCREDIA General Director Filippo Trifiletti, the invited expert Dr. Thomas Facklam, and top management of the Georgian Accreditaiton Center participated in a seminar in Georgia for the judges of administrative proceedings.