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Membership Change – MOLDAC

National Centre of Accreditation of the Republic of Moldova (MOLDAC), is now an Associate member of ILAC. MOLDAC originally joined ILAC as an Affiliate Member in 2001 and we are now pleased to welcome MOLDAC as an Associate member of ILAC.    

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Re-signing of the WADA/ILAC Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) 2016

The WADA-ILAC Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was initially signed on the 15th November 2007 at the World Conference on Doping in Sport, held in Madrid, Spain. The purpose of the ILAC-WADA partnership is to formally recognize the technical competence of anti-doping laboratories. This then improves the international community’s confidence in the fight against doping in […]

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ILAC Welcomes NAH, Hungary

We welcome National Accreditation Authority (NAH), Hungary, as a Full Member of ILAC. NAH joined ILAC as an Associate Member on 9 November 2016 and has become a signatory to the ILAC MRA for the accreditation of calibration and testing laboratories using ISO/IEC 17025 and medical testing laboratories using ISO 15189, via the EA MLA.   We welcome […]

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ILAC’s Growing Role in Supporting Regulatory Co-operation

ILAC and IAF, the global accreditation associations, have contributed to research conducted by OECD to analyse the impact of international organisations (IOs) in supporting regulatory co-operation. The research identified that International Organisations (IOs) play a growing role as standard setting bodies in supporting regulatory co-operation with evidence showing that IOs contribute to International Regulatory Cooperation […]

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Accreditation Supports UNIDO’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

UNIDO has published a new brochure which highlights the contribution of accredited conformity assessment services to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. UNIDO’s vision to address today’s economic, social and environmental challenges is enshrined in the Lima Declaration, adopted by the UNIDO Member States in December 2013. On this basis, UNIDO pursues […]

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New Guide on How Accreditation in Developing Economies Can Facilitate Trade and Support Sustainable Development

The significance of an accreditation system for trade and the economy, as well as practical advice for the establishment of accreditation bodies, are the focus of a newly released publication titled, “Establishing accreditation in developing economies – A guide to opening the door for global trade”. Prepared by the United Nations Development Organisation (UNIDO), in […]

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Accreditation of RMPs Using ISO 17034

The 20th ILAC General Assembly held in New Delhi, India from 26 October to 4 November 2016 has resulted in the adoption of ILAC Resolutions GA 20.13 and 20.14. These resolutions will allow the extension of the ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) to incorporate the accreditation of Reference Material Producers (RMPs) to the criteria specified […]

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2016 ILAC GA Resolutions

The adopted resolutions from the ILAC General Assembly held on 2 and 4 November 2016, as part of the successful ILAC and IAF annual meetings hosted by NABCB and NABL in New Delhi, India, from 26 October to 4 November 2016, are available here.

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EA recognition continued

As a result of the ILAC/IAF peer evaluation and recent ballot of the voting members of the ILAC Arrangement Council, the recognition of the EA MLA to the ILAC MRA has been continued for the accreditation of calibration and testing laboratories using ISO/IEC 17025, medical testing laboratories using ISO 15189 and inspection bodies using ISO/IEC […]

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ILAC Newsletter – October 2016

The latest edition of the bi-annual ILAC Newsletter, Issue 50 – October 2016, has now been published. The newsletter includes 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

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