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Call for tender
2023-12-14
Public Call for Project Team Experts - Standardisation of pre-award phases of public procurement

Call for tender for the development of European standards or European standardisation deliverables which are necessary and suitable for the support of respected Union legislation and policies

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Press release
2023-12-13
How standards drive Europe’s transition towards Net-Zero

Brussels, 13 December - How can Europe successfully generate and implement carbon-free electricity to support its climate neutrality and Green Deal plans? On 5 December, a stakeholders’ workshop organized by CEN, CENELEC, and DKE explored how standards can support the achievement of an All-Electric Society and the transition of Europe towards Net-Zero.

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Workshop
2023-12-13
CEN Workshop Agreement on “Soil-sediment-water system - Solutions to deal with PMT/vPvM substances”

The Horizon Europe research projects PROMISCES, ZeroPM and SCENARIOS all aim at developing solutions to tackle the various challenges concerning the detection, risk assessment, remediation, and prevention of PMT (persistent, mobile, toxic)/vPvM (very persistent, very mobile) substances from entering the soil-sediment-water system. The CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) is intended to present a collection of these solutions and is targeted at all stakeholders active in the field of PMT management, whether they are researchers, public authorities, problem owners, water utilities, soil/brownfield actors or companies developing market-ready solutions.

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Newsletter
2023-12-08
Transforming emergency response: the rise of Intelligent Transport Systems with eCall HLAP

In the dynamic realm of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), a revolutionary document is shaping the future of emergency response. This ground-breaking initiative focuses on integrating eCall HLAP (high-level application protocols) into hybrid circuit-switched/packet-switched network environments, catering to the 112-eCall service across Europe.

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Newsletter
2023-12-06
100 years of Standards Norway: watch the video!

This year, Standards Norway celebrated its centennial jubilee.

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Newsletter
2023-12-05
New challenges for standardization from COP28

The world of standardization was among the reference interlocutors at COP 28 in Dubai. UNI, the Italian Standardization Committee, was present in forces to this crucial event for future environmental strategies.

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News
2023-11-30
A new CEN/TC will develop standards for carbon capture, utilization and storage

CEN/TC 474, a new Technical Committee on COշ capture, transportation, utilization, storage (CCUS) and carbon accounting, has been established. The first meeting will be held on 5 and 6 February 2024 at the CEN and CENELEC Management Centre (CCMC) in Brussels.

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EN in the spotlight
2023-11-27
Two new CEN Workshop Agreements help improve the resilience of critical infrastructures

CEN just published two CEN workshop agreements: CWA 18028:2023 and CWA 18024:2023. These documents were developed by CEN/Workshop IPCI (Improvement of information processing in crisis management of critical infrastructures for computer assisted data gathering, display and reporting) based on the results of a standardization gap analysis and resulting pre-standardization activities promoted by  STRATEGY project funded under the EU Horizon 2020 program.

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Newsletter
2023-11-25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: the role of standardization

It is never easy to fight against deep-rooted cultural beliefs, even if they are ideologically wrong and generate inequalities. However, one of the tasks of standardization is to encourage transformations, providing the community with the foundation and tools to achieve big and small changes.

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Newsletter
2023-11-22
Achieving climate targets with standards: join DIN at COP28 in Dubai

The 28th World Climate Change Conference, COP28, will take place in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December 2023. Representatives of nearly 200 nations will come together to agree on ways to address the climate crisis, such as limiting global temperature rise to 1,5 degrees Celsius, helping vulnerable communities adapt to the effects of climate change, and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.

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