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2020: APAC Moves to the Virtual World

Aparna DhawanAPAC CPC Chair The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 saw the world exploring options to use technology to continue working and communicating effectively with colleagues. The Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) community was no exception and used virtual and online platforms to conduct international trainings, […]

Accreditation provided in a Virtual world

As societies cope with lockdowns and travel restrictions, it remains critical that products and services placed on the market continue to be safe. However, Accreditation Bodies (ABs) have an obligation to protect the health and safety of their assessors, their staff and their customers. As a result, the […]

Accreditation to Support Businesses through COVID-19

Aparna Dhawan APAC CPC Chair The COVID-19 pandemic has presented thousands of businesses around the world with unprecedented challenges to keep their business afloat and their employees safe. One such challenge has been the flow of information, both within individual organisations but also along their supply chains. Various […]

Scaling up skills in APAC

Aparna Dhawan Brahim Houla The Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (APAC) has developed an e-learning platform to broaden access to training by allowing delegates to learn from their desks. To date, 700 trainees have used this platform to take courses for ISO/IEC 17011 with IAF MD 20, ISO/IEC 17065 […]