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2024-03-05
Copyright protection of Harmonized Standards not in question – however, there is an overriding public interest in their disclosure

Today, 5 March 2024, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its judgment in Case C-588/21 P concerning public access to four Harmonized Standards under Regulation 1049/2001.

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Workshop
2024-03-04
CEN Workshop on characterizing polyvinyl butyral (PVB) recyclates

Laminated glass is obtained by bonding glass layers using a polymeric interlayer. One polymer used as interlayer is polyvinyl butyral (PVB). Up to now, most of the post-consumer PVB material in laminated glass is incinerated or landfilled, and only 9 % are recycled in secondary uses. Recycling of PVB presents several difficulties related with the contents of glass, humidity, mixing of compositions and polymer optical degradation.

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Policy
2024-03-01
The European Commission published its legislative proposal for a Regulation on the Safety of Toys on 28 July 2023, replacing Directive 2009/48/EC.

CEN and CENELEC support the objectives of the revision of the safety of toys Directive (2009/48/EC) and the proposal for a safety of toys Regulation (COM (2023)462) to increase children’s safety and improve protection from harmful chemicals. 

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Newsletter
2024-03-01
Trade unions achieve higher levels of training for airport and maritime security

Security staff working at European airports and ports will receive higher levels of training under new standards set in conjunction with trade unions. ETUC and UNI Europa, representing security staff, have contributed to revising two European standards on the minimum criteria for the provision of security services in the aviation and maritime sectors.

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Newsletter
2024-03-01
International Smart Utility Week

The 10th edition of the International Smart Utility Week (ISUW) 2024 was held from March 12th to March 16th, 2024, in New Delhi, India. This year’s conference focused on Smart Energy and Smart Mobility. ISUW 2024 featured an extensive program that included plenary sessions, bilateral workshops, keynote addresses, technical sessions, presentations of technical papers, tutorials, and guided technical tours. Bilateral Smart Grid workshops with the European Union, Germany (GIZ) and the United Kingdom (UK Gov.) were some of the highlights from the agenda.

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Newsletter
2024-03-01
SIST introduces its young standardization ambassadors

SIST is proud to introduce their two young standardization ambassadors, Hana Knez and Erik Vladimir Simić. The two committed students of the Faculty of Electrotechnics in Ljubljana are aspiring to become successful engineers and are ready to engage with standards and standardization in their future endeavours.

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Newsletter
2024-03-01
Croatian Standards Institute, a partner of the Engineers' Day in Croatia

Engineers' Day in the Republic of Croatia, held in Zagreb from February 29 to March 1, 2024, at the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology of the University of Zagreb, marked the celebration of the 146th anniversary of the Croatian Engineering Association (HIS).

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Press release
2024-02-27
CEN, CENELEC and EFRAG join forces to foster synergies in sustainability reporting

A Memorandum of Understanding enhances the commitment to develop maximum synergies between the different European Standards developed by EFRAG and by CEN and CENELEC in the field of sustainability reporting. The aim is to facilitate the implementation of sustainability reporting requirements for European businesses.

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Workshop
2024-02-23
Draft Project plan for the CEN and CENELEC Workshop on 'Data-driven management of production processes'

The planned CEN and CENELEC Workshop intends to develop a CEN and CENELEC Workshop Agreement (CWA) describing a 'Methodology for the data-driven management of production processes', which allows to document the process lifecycle and gain knowledge through its application.

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Policy
2024-02-22
CEN and CENELEC shared views with Enrico Letta on the Report on the Future of the Single Market

On 22 February, Andreea GULACSI, CEN and CENELEC’s Director Policy and External Affairs, discussed how to utilise standards for the future of the Single Market at an exchange of views at the European Parliament with Enrico LETTA, President of the Jacques DELORS Institute and former Prime Minister of Italy.

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