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2023-12-19
Safe toys all over the Single Market, thanks to European Standards!

Considering the recent EU proposal for a Regulation on the Safety of Toys, the revision of the Toy Safety Directive, and – most importantly - the upcoming holidays, CEN and CENELEC reflect on the role of European Standards to ensure that all toys traded in the Single Market are safe.

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2023-12-01
Welcoming COP28: how Standards help green the European Single Market

The 28th United Nations Climate Change (COP 28) is taking place from the 30 November to 12 December 2023. To welcome this opportunity to make progress in the global effort towards fighting climate change, CEN and CENELEC look at the standards that are contributing to a greener Single Market.

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Policy
2023-11-30
CEN and CENELEC participated in the second meeting of the HLF

Brussels welcomed the second meeting of the European Commission’s High-Level Forum on European Standardization (HLF) on 30 November 2023. The gathering brought together high level representatives of government with c-level leaders throughout industry to discuss the future of European standardization.

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2023-10-10
The future of the Single Market: how standards help Europe prepare for the digital challenges of tomorrow

With the fast pace of digitalisation in the modern world, a strong EU Single Market is needed to ensure European consumers and businesses can take advantage of new and innovative technologies. The European Standardization System has already started to build the digital future.

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News
2023-05-09
CEN and CENELEC celebrates Europe Day: a look back at the shared history of the European Union and European Standardization

Every year, the European union celebrates 9 May as Europe Day, marking the Schuman declaration and commemorates the historical events that lead to the creation of the European Union. CEN and CENELEC are proud of their long history of contributions to the European Single Market and of their partnership with the European Institutions.

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2023-05-09
The European Parliament approves the Own Initiative Report on Standardization

On 8 May, the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg voted to endorse the Own Initiative Report on a Standardization Strategy for the Single Market.

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News
2023-04-07
Standards and the Single Market: the power of standards for a healthier EU

On this World Health Day, CEN and CENELEC examine how standards help strengthen healthcare in all parts of Europe.

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News
2023-02-14
30 Years of the Single Market, 30 years of falling in love with European Standards

This Valentine’s Day, CEN and CENELEC celebrate 30 years of the Single Market by looking at the European standards that bring us love and connection.

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2023-02-09
30 years of standards supporting the Single Market: join CEN and CENELEC’s campaign

In 2023, the European Single Market celebrates its 30th anniversary. Since its creation in 1993, the Single Market has established itself as one of the EU’s greatest and most brilliant achievements: by facilitating trade across borders, reducing red tape, and ensuring the same levels of safety and quality, it has helped make everyday life easier for people and businesses, fuelling jobs and growth across the EU.

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Publications
2023-02-01
CEN and CENELEC Work Programme 2023

The CEN and CENELEC Work Programme 2023 has been published and is now available.

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