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EN in the spotlight
2021-05-26
A European LNG infrastructure fit for the future: CEN published the new edition of EN 1473

 

In May 2021, CEN/TC 282 'Installation and equipment for LNG', whose Secretariat is held by AFNOR, the French National Standardization Body, published a new edition of EN 1473:2021  'Installation and equipment for liquefied natural gas - Design of onshore installations'.

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Newsletter
2021-05-25
On The Spot Newsletter - Issue 24 • May 2021

 

New issue of the CEN-CENELEC newsletter 'On The Spot' is out now!

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Publications
2021-05-20
Global Accessibility Awareness Day: new brochure on accessibility in standardization

 

Today, Thursday 20 May 2021, marks the tenth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.

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News
2021-05-19
CEN and CENELEC held a webinar on Connecting European Sustainable Finance to Standardization

On Tuesday 20 April, CEN (the European Committee on Standardization) and CENELEC (the European Committee on Electrotechnical Standardization) held an online webinar dedicated to exploring the role standards can play in scaling up the implementation of sustainable finance for the transition to a climate neutral economy and a more sustainable world.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-05-18
CEN published the new European Tourism Covid-19 Safety Seal

 

Are you looking forward to serene and well-deserved summer holidays abroad, after the long months of lockdowns? Look no further: European standards can help reopen tourism safely and quickly! Today, 19 May, CEN made available the 'European Tourism COVID-19 Safety Seal'. The seal is set out by two CEN Workshop Agreements (CWAs) as part of the 5643 series, developed by the CEN Workshop EUROSAFETOUR.

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Press release
2021-05-05
European standards support the industrial strategy for Europe

 

Brussels, 5 May 2021 - European standards play a key role in contributing to a strong, sustainable, resilient, and innovative European economy. For this reason, CEN and CENELEC warmly welcome the ambitions of the Industrial Strategy for Europe and are ready to support the European Commission in a successful relaunch of this strategy for the future of European industry.

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News
2021-05-04
Call for participation: Open Source Solutions

 

One of CEN and CENELEC's Digital Transformation projects, Project 4 ‘Open Source Solutions’, has been progressing with its work to provide Technical Committees (TCs) with a framework for incorporating software and other designs into standardization deliverables. It is now calling for pilot projects and members of the core project team for the next phase of the project.

 

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Newsletter
2021-04-28
On The Spot Newsletter - Issue 23 • April 2021

 

New issue of the CEN-CENELEC newsletter 'On The Spot' is out now!

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Workshop
2021-04-22
CEN Workshop announcement - City Resilience Development – Framework and guidance for implementation with a specific focus on historic areas

 

While negative impacts of climate-related and other hazards on urban areas are widely discussed, their impacts on historic areas have not been studied extensively enough. The aim of the workshop is to develop a management framework that helps, for example, heritage managers, public administrators, and other actors in the field of climate change adaptation planning (CCA) and disaster risk management (DRM) and heritage management.

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News
2021-04-21
European Standards support the EU ambitions on Artificial Intelligence

 

Today the European Commission is presenting its new, long-awaited regulation on Artificial Intelligence (AI). This focus on AI on the part of the European Commission brings forward not only valuable questions for the continued evolution and safe deployment of this technology, but opportunities for ensuring the digital sovereignty of Europe for the future.

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