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Workshop
2023-03-14
Draft CWA “Mediation Grammar: a standard to enable migrants integration”

The CEN Workshop “Mediation Grammar: a standard to enable migrants integration”, has developed  its first draft CWA.

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Newsletter
2023-03-13
ANEC’s position on the adoption of a new CEN standard for carry cots

In February, ANEC sent a Favourable Opinion to CEN on the proposed adoption of FprEN 1466 ‘Child care articles - Carry cots and stands for domestic use - Safety requirements and test methods’, currently under approval. The ballot closed on 9 March, with all votes cast in favour.

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Workshop
2023-02-21
Draft CEN CWA on eXtended Reality for Learning and Performance Augmentation – Methodology, techniques, and data formats is available for public review and commenting

This CWA includes a comprehensive canon of standards for the creation, delivery, and use of eXtended Reality (XR) learning activities and 3D Augmented Reality objects for intensive educational processes. It contains a methodology detailing the techniques that should be employed through the different steps to be followed, to advance knowledge retention and impact positive behaviour in Schools. It intends to enable a common European disruptive educational approach and thus the possibility of sharing 3D content.

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Workshop
2023-02-20
Draft CEN CWA on Guidelines for effective social media messages in crisis and disaster management is available for public review and commenting

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) provides requirements and recommendations for the content, design and formulation of social media early warning messages and notifications in crisis and disaster management towards the public.

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Workshop
2023-02-15
CEN CWA on Good practice recommendations for implementation of career-tracking survey of doctorate holders is available for public review and commenting

'Career tracking' has become increasingly recognized as a necessary monitoring tool to map PhD graduate career paths and evaluate the PhD skills training. It is useful and efficient tool for producing high-quality data concerning PhD employability and it also fosters increasing interaction with and exposure to the non-academic sector.

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Workshop
2023-02-10
CEN Workshop on Trusted Data Transaction

More data is being generated than ever before. The global volume of data has doubled between 2018 and 2022 and is expected to double again between 2022 and 2025.

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News
2023-02-06
European Standards support the Transition Pathway for the chemical industry

The chemical sector is a pillar of the EU economy. According to the European Commission, it accounts for 7,5% of the EU manufacturing turnover, provides 1,2 million direct highly skilled jobs, and its sales amount to €565 billion (2018). As recently stated by Kerstin Jorna, Director General at DG GROW, the chemical industry is at "the beginning of everything", meaning that it is key to many other sectors for manufacturing their products.

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Workshop
2023-02-02
CEN Workshop Agreement on a test method to assess the potential presence of trace chemicals in absorbent hygiene products

For the last six years there has been a recurring debate in Europe on the trace chemicals found in absorbent hygiene products (AHPs). This debate was triggered by articles on this topic published in consumer magazines which raised questions on the safety of AHPs, and led to a so-called restriction proposal for the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) to restrict the use of chemicals in absorbent hygiene products. The process concluded in 2022, and while it found that the risks could not be demonstrated, it did conclude that there is a strong need for a harmonized analytical method that delivers robust and accurate test results.

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Workshop
2023-01-30
CEN Workshop on Methodology for managing maintenance strategy and remanufacturing projects of large industrial equipment

“RECLAIM "REmanufaCturing and refurbishment LArge Industrial equipMent", is a European project promoting the circular economy with remanufacturing strategies, predictive maintenance and renovation of industrial machinery in various sectors. Over 20 research centers, University and industry representatives from 9 European countries have formed RECLAIM with the aim of providing circular solutions that can help the European manufacturing sector meet future market demands.

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Workshop
2023-01-19
Draft CEN CWA on Requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during Search and Rescue operations

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) specifies the requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during a search and rescue SAR operations. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital victim tracking systems during a search and rescue mission. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital triaging during a search and rescue mission regarding the categories of safety, usability, data protection, security and system compatibility.

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