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Workshop
2022-01-11
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Management of forest fire incidents – SITAC-based symbology"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) is intended to benefit the cooperation among the EU and global wildfire management community, comprising incident commanders, fire officers, forest managers, personnel of the civil protection agencies and Emergency services.

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Press release
2022-01-11
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.

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News
2022-01-01
ETUC’s reply to the European Commission’s consultation on Standardization Governance

The ETUC participated in January 2022 in the European Commission’s targeted consultation on ‘Standardization Governance’, which aimed at gathering stakeholders’ views on good governance principles in the European standardization system (ESS).

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News
2022-01-01
PKN organized a series of workshops for Young Professionals in Standardization

Since 2019, PKN has been successfully organizing workshops for Young Professionals in Standardization, with the aim to extend the practical knowledge of standardization and to promote greater involvement in the work of European and international standardization organizations. These workshops are intended for young persons actively involved in the activities of PKN's Technical Committees.

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Newsletter
2021-12-31
On The Spot - Issue 29 • December 2021

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

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Workshop
2021-12-17
CEN Workshop Agreement "Standardisation of Implementation Guidelines for evaluation and assessment reporting of exercises for crisis management"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) aims to cover standardisation gaps of the evaluation phase and lessons learnt documentation of an exercise of crisis management.

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Workshop
2021-12-17
CEN Workshop Agreement "Specifications for Digital Scenarios for Search and Rescue Exercises"

This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) aims to cover limitations in existing practices related with the design and planning of Search and Rescue exercises. 

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Workshop
2021-12-17
CEN Workshop Agreement "Structuring the emergency response plans of public safety agencies focusing on incidents such as CBRN and waste disposal plants emergencies"

The objective of the standardization initiative is to develop a document that guides the officers of the public safety agencies on the development and structuring of the response plans that have to be activated during an emergency. Furthermore, guidance on the sharing of this information among the agencies that are involved in a situation will be provided.

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News
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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Workshop
2021-12-14
CEN Workshop Agreement "TRAIN4SUSTAIN Competence Quality Standard"

The scope of the Workshop is to specify a common reference framework and a methodology that allow to evaluate, score and report the Level of Competence of professionals and workers with regards to specific Areas of Expertise related to energy efficiency and sustainability at building and urban scale (TRAIN4SUSTAIN Competence Quality Standard).

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