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Newsletter
2021-06-22
On The Spot Newsletter - Issue 25 • June 2021

 

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

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International Cooperation
2021-06-21
Participate to SESEI’s online survey

 

The European Project SESEI (Seconded European Standardization Expert in India) is one of the most important dialogue projects on standards, established by the three European Standards Organizations, the European Commission and EFTA.

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Workshop
2021-06-15
CEN-CENELEC Workshop announcement – Digital sovereignty – European perspective, general approach and implications on standardisation

 

The Workshop’s aim is to develop a shared understanding of ‘digital sovereignty’. This concept of Digital Sovereignty was mentioned in the State of the Union Address by President von der Leyen and by European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton. At the same time, it is rising on the agenda of other nations and trade blocks, too.

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Press release
2021-06-10
A future-oriented rail system for Europe: CEN, CENELEC and SHIFT2RAIL signed a partnership agreement

 

Brussels, 10 June 2021 – The European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding that will bring forward the standardization work on the railway sector in Europe.

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EN in the spotlight
2021-06-10
A major step for railways cybersecurity: the new CLC/TS 50701

 

Cybersecurity is crucial in today’s world, as our society increasingly relies on connected infrastructure and devices. In the field of railways, connected trains and infrastructure are seen as a major source of improvement for the management of traffic and capacity, energy efficiency, and network communication. But this trend also means more potential threats of cyber-attacks. To protect the rolling stock and fixed installations, the support of adequate tools and requirements is needed.

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News
2021-06-07
CEN and CENELEC to speak at the Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit 2021

The Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit, organized by AERAP (the African-European Science Collaboration Astronomy Platform), will be held virtually from June 14 to June 18, 2021.  Within the content of this Summit, CEN and CENELEC, two of the official European Standardization Organizations, will present the dedicated session “Standards - Supporting innovation in Africa - How do standards foster innovation and economic prosperity?” on 17 June.

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News
2021-06-01
Call for Participation – Online Collaborative Authoring

 

CEN and CENELEC are looking for Working Groups to pilot the new online platform for drafting deliverables collaboratively.

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News
2021-05-31
EU Green Week 2021: How CEN & CENELEC contribute to the fight against transport air pollution

 

This year’s edition of the EU Green Week, which is beginning today, 31 May, is dedicated to the “zero pollution ambition”. Every year, millions of people are directly or indirectly affected by air pollution in the European Union. The transport sector is one of the major causes of its pollution and it deeply impacts the health of the population, and particularly of people who live in areas of very intense traffic.

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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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