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2024-02-22
CEN and CENELEC shared views with Enrico Letta on the Report on the Future of the Single Market

On 22 February, Andreea GULACSI, CEN and CENELEC’s Director Policy and External Affairs, discussed how to utilise standards for the future of the Single Market at an exchange of views at the European Parliament with Enrico LETTA, President of the Jacques DELORS Institute and former Prime Minister of Italy.

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2023-11-30
CEN and CENELEC participated in the second meeting of the HLF

Brussels welcomed the second meeting of the European Commission’s High-Level Forum on European Standardization (HLF) on 30 November 2023. The gathering brought together high level representatives of government with c-level leaders throughout industry to discuss the future of European standardization.

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2023-11-24
Read CEN and CENELEC’s opinion on the revision of the Waste Framework Directive

On 5 July 2023, the European Commission published their proposal for the revision of the Waste Framework Directive, whose primary aim is to update its approach to food and textile waste. In a policy paper written in response to the proposal, CEN and CENELEC welcome the increased focus on these two types of waste and put forward suggestions on how to implement the revision.

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2023-08-03
CEN and CENELEC welcome the first set of Sustainability Reporting Standards adopted by the European Commission

On 31 July 2023, the European Commission adopted the Delegated Act on the first set of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). CEN and CENELEC welcome its adoption and the recent changes made to include reference to standards developed by CEN, CENELEC, ISO and IEC.  

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2023-06-27
CEN and CENELEC response to European Commission proposal for Critical Raw Materials Act

CEN and CENELEC welcome the  European Commission‘s proposal for the Critical Raw Materials Act, published 16 March 2023 and the aim to reinforce EU monitoring capacities and strengthen both the EU value chain (through the identification of mineral resources and raw materials projects in the EU's strategic interest, with strong environmental protection) and the EU external policies on CRMs. The CRMA has provided several references to the of use European Standards, how to make the relationship with international standards and what resources can be allocated to support these activities.

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2023-06-16
Read CEN and CENELEC’s position on the Net Zero Industry Act proposal

CEN and CENELEC have developed a position paper on the proposed Net-Zero Industry Act. This document has been written in response to the consultation launched by the European Commission on 20 March 2023. CEN and CENELEC believe that European standards will be a vital tool to meet the high ambitions of increasing strategic net-zero technology production in Europe set by the Net-Zero Industry Act. 

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2023-03-28
CEN and CENELEC welcome the approval of the European Parliament Report on a Standardization Strategy for the Single Market

On the 28th of March, the Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee of the European Parliament (IMCO) voted to approve the Own Initiative Report on a standardization strategy for the single market. CEN and CENELEC welcome the initiative as a clear sign of the Parliament’s understanding of the importance of European standardization to the functioning of the Single Market.  

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2023-03-17
Position Paper - CEN and CENELEC input to Horizon Europe Strategic Plan 2025-27

This Position Paper has been prepared by CEN and CENELEC in reply to the European Commission’s consultation on past, present and future European R&I programmes with the aim of providing input on pre-normative research needs which could contribute to shaping the strategic orientations for the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan 2025-2027.

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2023-03-16
European Standards support a more resilient Critical Raw Materials supply chain

Critical Raw Materials play an important role in today’s global economy. Minerals such as lithium, cobalt, and copper are essential components in a wide set of strategic sectors, including the net zero industry, the digital industry, aerospace, and defence sectors. For this reason, they are fundamental to ensure the long-term success of the European Union’s strategic priorities, such as the twin digital and green transitions and its strategic autonomy.

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2023-03-16
The Net-Zero Industry Act: CEN and CENELEC ready to support the future of European innovation in clean technologies

On the 16th of March, the European Commission released the proposal for the Net-Zero Industry Act. CEN and CENELEC welcome the Commission’s proposal to strengthen European Green Industry and are excited to see how standardization can continue to foster innovation in clean technologies.

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