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News
2022-03-01
Bringing together the standardization organizations of 34 European countries, CEN and CENELEC want to express their solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

Bringing together the standardization organizations of 34 European countries, the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) want to express their solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

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Newsletter
2022-03-01
SIST developed a report on the impact of standards on the operation of Slovenian companies

For a long time SIST, the Slovenian Institute for Standardization, has been trying to bring its work closer to the needs of its members and to carry it out in harmony with the wider Slovenian business environment.

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Newsletter
2022-03-01
LST developed a new portal for Draft Standards, a bibliographic database Of Lithuanian Standards and other Standardization Deliverables and a Standard Terms database

The Lithuanian Standards Board (LST) has opened a public Portal for draft standards. Together with this, two new databases have been launched – Bibliographic database of Lithuanian standards and other standardisation deliverables and Standard terms database.

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Research & Innovation
2022-02-28
The CEN President participated to STAIR meeting

The 32nd meeting of CEN-CENELEC Working Group of the Technical Boards ‘STAIR’ (STAndards, Innovation and Research) took place on Thursday 24 February. STAIR is the focal point within CEN and CENELEC for any matter related to integrating standardization with innovation and research.

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Newsletter
2022-02-28
On The Spot - Issue 31 • February 2022

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

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Workshop
2022-02-25
CEN Workshop on 'Design and installation guidelines for a building retrofitting concept based on EGS (enhanced geothermal systems)

The scope of the Workshop is to develop specific guidelines that aid to the viable and cost effective use of advanced EGS by introducing a novel concept on building retrofitting based on geothermal energy and EGS, through the integration and validation of a suite of technologies, tools and methods facilitating their easy application and massive deployment.

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Workshop
2022-02-18
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Emergency Management - Rapid damage assessment of buildings and alerting protocol'

The planned CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) specifies a framework that aims to cover the rapid assessment of damage in buildings and disseminate the related results/alerts to the command-and-control centres of the agencies that manage the emergency. The results of the Workshop will be used by:

  • the security officers of the critical infrastructures that will be monitored for damages,
  • the officers of the authorities that should be informed about a damaged building to coordinate the response activities, and
  • the Command & Control system manufacturers and developers.
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Workshop
2022-02-18
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Quality Assurance Guidelines for Dual Training Systems'

The Workshop will produce a CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA), which will define quality criteria and guidelines for effective dual training (dual systems). The document aims at simplifying the dual training process for every kind of structure and it will include examples of best practices related to the different experiences of the CEN Workshop participants. It will also contain an annex addressing the need for code of conducts between host company and trainee and providing for additional examples, thus addressing another relevant aspect, which is the centrality of the person, seen not only as a resource and part of an economic mechanism.

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News
2022-02-17
Standardization in support of civil-defence synergies: read CEN and CENELEC’s new Position Paper
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Workshop
2022-02-15
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Improvement of information processing in crisis management of critical infrastructures for computer assisted data gathering, display and reporting'

The planned CEN Workshop is aimed to develop two CEN Workshop Agreements (CWAs):

  • Draft title CWA 1- Semantic layer definition and suitability of EDXL-CAP+EDXL-SitRep standards for crisis management in Critical Infrastructures
  • Draft title CWA 2- Emergency management – Incident situational reporting for Critical Infrastructures
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