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2022-05-02
European Standards for the SDGs: CEN and CENELEC developed a new mapping tool

European standards are key to support the transition to a more sustainable future for all. Through a new dedicated online tool, CEN and CENELEC have mapped the direct contributions standards make to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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2022-03-16
Standardization conference explores EU Cybersecurity legislation

Brusssels, 16 March - On 15 March, the European Standards Organisations (ESOs), CEN, CENELEC and ETSI, joined forces with ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, to organise their 6th annual conference. The virtual conference focused on ‘European Standardization in support of the EU cybersecurity legislation’ and attracted over 900 attendees from the EU and from around the world.

 

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2022-01-13
Standards for the Climate: CEN and CENELEC signed the London Declaration

Brussels, 13 January 2022 - European standards are a key enabler of the solutions needed for the Green Transition and contribute to a more sustainable future for Europe and the world. For this reason, CEN and CENELEC are proud to endorse the London Declaration on the commitment of international standards to climate action.

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2022-01-11
The European Standardization Community supports the French Presidency of the Council of the EU in its quest for European Strategic autonomy

Brussels/Paris – 11 January 2021 - By assuming the presidency of the EU Council for the next six months(#EUFP2022), France has the ambition to reinforce Europe’s strategic autonomy. CEN and CENELEC, two of the officially recognised European standardization organizations, and AFNOR, the French Standardization Association, commit to fully deploy the power of European standards on strategic subjects and to contribute to a stronger role for Europe in the world.

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2021-12-09
CEN and CENELEC’S Technical Body Awards recognised outstanding contributions to Standardization

On 7 December, fourteen experts holding the Chair or Secretariat of a CEN and CENELEC Technical Body were celebrated at the CEN and CENELEC Technical Body Awards. The ceremony took place in a hybrid format from CEN and CENELEC’s Brussels headquarters.

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2021-11-25
CEN AND CENELEC GENERAL ASSEMBLIES CONFIRM BSI MEMBERSHIP

 

The CEN and CENELEC General Assemblies, meeting today in Palermo, Italy, have overwhelmingly confirmed the British Standards Institution’s (BSI) continued membership of the two associations from 1 January 2022.

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2021-10-29
COP26 Special Event: How to help Business become climate-neutral

How can standards, local business services and technology solutions be used as powerful tools on business’ path to net-zero? On 6 November, do not miss the special event co-organised in the framework of COP26 by BusinessEurope, CEN, CENELEC and EUROCHAMBRES!

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2021-10-21
JRC, CEN and CENELEC to strengthen their work on connecting Standardization with Research

On 21 October, the European Committee of Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC) renewed their cooperation agreement for further five years. Through the agreement, the three organisations aim to enhance the exchange of knowledge and expertise between scientific research and European standardization.

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2021-10-11
Enormous potential for the future: 30 years of Vienna Agreement

 

Brussels/Vienna – 12 October 2021 - Thirty years ago, the global economy was placed on a new footing in Vienna: the Vienna Agreement set the course for even closer co-operation and collaboration. What has changed since then? Fewer barriers to trade, more harmonized rules and more room for innovation. Under the heading "From global to local: Joining forces to help global standards create local impact", the leaders of international standardization organizations such as CEN and ISO met again in Vienna on 11 October to further advance international co-operation.

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2021-09-29
CEN, CENELEC and ETSI held a Workshop on Standards in support of the industrial Data Value Chain

Brussels – 29 September 2021, Industrial data is of ever-increasing importance for companies in Europe and the world, and particularly so in the context of the digitization of industry. On this topic, on Tuesday 28 September, CEN, CENELEC and ETSI co-organised an online stakeholders’ workshop dedicated to exploring how standards can support the industrial data value chain.

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