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2022-01-20
Discover the new CEN and CENELEC Protocol for Accessibility

CEN and CENELEC are fully committed to ensuring that, through their standards, goods and services are equally accessible to all. In this context, they just released the updated “CEN-CENELEC Protocol on accessibility following a Design for All approach in standardization”. The protocol outlines the procedure to help technical bodies decide whether accessibility, with a Design for All approach, should be addressed when developing or revising a standardization deliverable.

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2022-01-17
Gender Responsive Standardization: participate to the UNECE survey!

As part of its efforts towards gender responsive standardization, the UNECE's Gender Responsive Standards Initiative (GRSI) has launched a new survey and invites all Standards Bodies to take a few minutes to share their experiences related to Gender responsive standards practices and training needs. The survey, developed by UNECE GRSI’s Project Team 1 ‘Training and Best Practice’, has been designed to learn about current gender and standards practices and identify potential knowledge gaps and training needs within standards bodies.

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2022-01-13
A new edition of CEN and CENELEC Guide 25 is now available

CEN and CENELEC and their Members are fully committed to encouraging and supporting all sectors of society and industry to participate in European standardization work and are willing to collaborate with relevant like-minded organisations all across the board.

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2021-12-15
European Year of Rail: discover with railways experts why and how CEN and CENELEC standards are crucial for the European railways

Following its cartoon “Standards@Rail”, CEN & CENELEC conclude the European Year of Rail with a new campaign to share with the European citizens the importance of European standards in the daily life of trains and railways infrastructure.  

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Research & Innovation
2021-12-13
CEN-CENELEC Organ-on-Chip Focus Group Creation

In April, the online workshop ‘Organ on Chip: Towards Standardization’ took place as the 2021 edition of Putting Science into Standards (PSIS) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

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Research & Innovation
2021-12-08
Sandra Feliciano won the 2021 Standards+Innovation Technical Body Officer Awards

The 2021 edition of the CEN and CENELEC Standards+Innovation Technical Body Officer Awards, a biennial award presented to a technical body officer who actively and successfully collaborated with researchers/innovators within his/her technical body, was presented in Brussels on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

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2021-12-01
ETUC commissioned a study on the access conditions for trade unions to national mirror committees

The EU regulation on European standardization (1025/2012) has certainly contributed to making the European Standardization System more inclusive. However, while at the European level significant efforts have been deployed to facilitate the direct access of societal stakeholders, trade unions still face many challenges when trying to participate at the national level.

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2021-12-01
"Standardization in information security and business continuity" - a free PKN webinar

On 30 November 2021, PKN, the Polish Committee for Standardization, organised a webinar entitled "Standardization in information security and business continuity." Participants learned, among other things, about the support provided by standards in the field of information security and business continuity management in the context of standardization.

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Research & Innovation
2021-11-29
Prof. Knut Blind is reappointed as Chair of working group STAIR (Standards, Innovation & Research)

Prof. Knut Blind has been reappointed as Chair of CEN-CENELEC Working Group STAIR (Standards, Innovation & Research) for three more years, until the end of 2024. STAIR is the focal point within CEN and CENELEC for any matter related to integrating standardization with innovation and research.

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2021-11-12
Online workshop “Timely delivery of European standards for a Green and Digital, Single and Global Market”

On Tuesday 16 November (10.00-13.00), CEN and CENELEC are happy to invite you to the online workshop “Timely delivery of European standards for a Green and Digital, Single and Global Market”.

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