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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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2021-11-04
COP26: A new policy paper highlights the contribution of standards to the fight against climate change

On the occasion of COP26 currently taking place in Glasgow, CEN and CENELEC just released the new policy paper “Uniting the world to tackle climate change: COP26 and the commitments of European Standards”. In the document, the two European Standardization Organisations reaffirm their commitment to contributing to the fight against climate change and raise awareness on the actions they are taking to contribute to addressing these challenges.

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Research & Innovation
2021-11-03
The winners of the NENnovation Awards 2021 have been announced

Standardization and innovation are linked. Successful innovation requires attention for various aspects: what is the new technology like, what is the economic aspect, how does it help society and what is sustainability? Standardization contributes to increasing the chance of success for innovative concepts.

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2021-10-28
International Standards Summit for People, Planet and Prosperity

On 28 October, the Italian Standardization Bodies UNI and CEI, together with the International Organization IEC, ISO and ITU organized the 2nd Standardization Summit, on the occasion (and under the aegis) of the G20 Italian Presidency.

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2021-10-25
SAVE THE DATE: The role of policy framework, standards & support tool for businesses to become climate-neutral

Do you want to know how standards, local business services and technology solutions are being used as powerful tools on businesses’ path to net-zero?

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2021-10-15
Belgian Jo Cops elected President of the IEC

 

CEN and CENELEC would like to congratulate Jo Cops, from Belgium, for his election as the next President of the IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commission. Mr Cops will start his mandate in 2023 and will succeed current President Yinbiao Shu.

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2021-10-15
ANEC webinar on sustainable finance

On 15 October 2021, ANEC hosted a wide-ranging webinar on sustainable finance and standardization.

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