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ILAC Welcomes GLAB

The Global Laboratory Accreditation Board (GLAB), India, is welcomed as an Associate member of ILAC. We welcome GLAB and look forward to working with our GLAB colleagues.

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AFRAC Now Recognised Under the ILAC MRA

The African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) is an association of accreditation bodies, sub-regional accreditation cooperations and stakeholders (ABs). The accreditation body members are officially recognised by their national governments to assess organisations that carry out conformity assessment services against international standards. AFRAC is therefore one of the main pillars of the Pan African Quality Infrastructure system […]

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The ILAC MRA 2017 Annual Report has just been published!

As in previous years, this report provides information on the activities carried out as part of the peer evaluation process in 2017 in order to ensure that both regulators and consumers of laboratory and inspection data, are able to maintain confidence in the results produced under the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). In addition the […]

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ONA, Nicaragua – Signatory Status

The signatory status of National Accreditation Office (ONA), Nicaragua, has been extended to include calibration (ISO/IEC 17025). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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World Metrology Day 2018

The theme for World Metrology Day 20 May 2018 is Constant evolution of the International System of Units. This theme was chosen because in November 2018, the General Conference on Weights and Measures is expected to agree to one of the largest changes to the International System of Units (the SI) since its inception. The […]

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ILAC Newsletter – April 2018

The latest edition of the bi-annual ILAC Newsletter, Issue 53 – April 2018, has now been published.  The newsletter includes information on the international, regional and national updates on accreditation and conformity assessment from ILAC members and liaisons, as well as the ILAC Chair and Secretariat. Subscribe to the ILAC Newsletter now for future updates.

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Accreditation: Delivering a Safer World

World Accreditation Day 2018 focuses on how accreditation delivers a safer world. To support the day, a video has been created to help celebrate the day. The expectation of safe workplaces, safe products, safe transport, safe food, in fact all aspects of our lives is universally shared. Statistics however show that the expectation is not […]

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ILAC Welcomes SE-UZBEKACCREDITATION

The State Enterprise – Uzbek Centre for Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies (SE-UZBEKACCREDITATION), Uzbekistan, is welcomed as an Affiliate member of ILAC. We welcome SE-UZBEKACCREDITATION and look forward to working with our SE-UZBEKACCREDITATION colleagues.

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Latest revision of ILAC R1 published

As a result of a recent ballot, ILAC R1:03/2018 Management of ILAC Documents has been published. This document provides the rules and procedures for the classification and publication of ILAC documents. This now includes the need to provide a table as an Annex in ILAC documents detailing the key changes in revised documents. The latest […]

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Membership Change – AZAK

Azerbaijan Accreditation Centre (AZAK) is welcomed as an Associate Member of ILAC.  AZAK has been an Affiliate member since 5 October 2012. We welcome AZAK as an Associate Member and look forward to continuing working with our AZAK colleagues.

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