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 […]