Press release
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.

Press release
Time to deliver: European Standards support the Portugal presidency of the council of the EU


Brussels/Lisbon, 18 January 2021 - As responses to the COVID-19 crisis have shown, European standards play a fundamental role in contributing to the EU’s economic and social well-being. Now it is time for Europe to look to the future and deliver on its promises to achieve a fair, green and digital economy. European standardization is in the frontline to contribute to the ambitions of the new Portuguese Presidency of the EU.


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