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IAF collaborates with INetQI

The newly established INetQI is a group consisting of organisations with an interest in developing and promoting quality infrastructure (QI) activities. IAF participated in December in the 3rd meeting of the newly established INetQI, a group consisting of international organisations with an interest in developing and promoting quality […]

IAF and ICAO sign MoU

IAF and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of training for ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). ICAO is a specialized agency of the United Nations, ICAO was created in 1944 to promote the safe and […]

Reinaldo Figueiredo to lead ISO CASCO

Reinaldo Figueiredo, Senior Program Director at the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) has been elected as Chair of the ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment (ISOCASCO) for the 2020 to 2021 term. ISO CASCO, which develops standards and addresses issues related to conformity assessment, counts 108 participating national member […]

ISO publishes ISO/IEC 17029:2019

The validation or verification of information declared in claims is a key way of demonstrating that what is said is reliable and true. ISO/IEC 17029 – Conformity assessment – General requirements for verification and validation bodies was published on 30 October 2019, and will ensure the validators and verifiers […]

Promoting accreditation to Trade Officials

As a key stakeholder, IAF continues to pursue different avenues to work closely with the WTO. At the IAF General Assembly in 2018, Dr Aik Hoe Lim, Director Trade and Environment Division World Trade Organization, provided IAF with guidance on how it might better promote itself with trade […]

WTO: Aid for Trade 2019 Session

INetQI Chair, Merih Malmqvist Nilsson, took part in Aid for Trade 2019 session: “Quality infrastructure for trade: Better quality, better trade”, organised by The World Bank Group and the WTO, to promote how an effective Quality Infrastructure (QI) is essential to access market opportunities through international trade. The […]

New Voice in the TIC Sector

Former IAF Association Members, IFIA and CEOC, have merged to form the TIC Council to be a new voice in the testing, inspection and certification (TIC) industry. The organisation brings together more than 90 member companies and organisations from around the world that employ around a million people […]