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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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Signatory Status of SANAS continued

As a result of the peer re-evaluation and recent ballot of the voting members of the ILAC Arrangement Council, the signatory status of SANAS, South Africa 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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ema hosts Second International Congress for accreditation in the health sector

The Mexican Accreditation Entity, has the pleasure to invite you to Second International Congress for accreditation in the health sector,  the event will be at the World Trade Center Mexico on 24 and 25 August 2017, and will focus on Laboratory, Blood Banks, Banks of Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Radiology and Imaging.  The purpose is […]

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ILAC Welcomes EA BAS, Bulgaria

We welcome Executive Agency Bulgarian Accreditation Service (EA BAS), Bulgaria, as a Full Member of ILAC. EA BAS joined ILAC as an Associate Member on 24 September 2016 and has become a signatory to the ILAC MRA for the accreditation of calibration and testing laboratories using ISO/IEC 17025, medical testing laboratories using ISO 15189 and inspection […]

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ILAC R4:10/2016 Published

ILAC R4:10/2016 – Use of the ILAC Logo and Tagline has been published and is available from the Publications section of the ILAC website. This document has been updated to reflect the new ILAC tagline

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