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INetQI: International organisations renew commitment to promote quality

At the inaugural meeting chaired by Merih Malmqvist Nilsson in Geneva on 30 November 2018, twelve international organisations – the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM), International Accreditation Forum (IAF), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Standards Organization (ISO), International Trade Centre (ITC), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), International Organizations of Legal Metrology (OIML), United Nations […]

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NCA, Kazakhstan – Signatory Status

The signatory status of National Center of Accreditation (NCA), Republic of Kazakhstan, has been extended to include medical (ISO 15189). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.

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Joint BIPM, OIML, ISO and ILAC Declaration on Metrological Traceability signed

The Joint BIPM, OIML, ILAC and ISO Declaration on Metrological Traceability was updated and re-signed on 13 November 2018 during the 26th meeting of the CGPM, held in Versailles. The Joint Declaration available from here highlights the importance of metrological traceability and encourages the members of the four organizations – as well as others for […]

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Latest revision of ILAC G26 published

As a result of a recent ballot, ILAC G26:11/2018 Guidance for the Implementation of a Medical Accreditation Scheme has been published. This is a practical guide for accreditation bodies implementing a medical laboratory accreditation system using ISO 15189. The latest version of G26 is available here.

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Redefinition of the SI (International System of Units)

The SI is a globally-agreed system of measurements used to ensure our everyday units of measurement, for example the kilogram, metre and second remain comparable and consistent world wide. The world’s scientific and technical community is about to agree to the redefinition of four of the seven base units for the SI to ensure the […]

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2018 ILAC GA Resolutions

As part of the ILAC and IAF Annual Meetings held in Singapore from the 22nd – 31st of October 2018, the ILAC General Assembly was held on the 29th and 31st of October 2018. The adopted resolutions from the ILAC 2018 General Assembly are now available here.  

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OSA, El Salvador – Signatory Status

The signatory status of Organismo Salvadoreño de Acreditacion (OSA), El Salvador, has been extended to include inspection (ISO/IEC 17020). The full list of signatories to the ILAC MRA is available here.  

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Membership Change – BSCA

Belarusian State Centre for Accreditation (BSCA) is now a Full Member of ILAC.  BSCA has become a signatory to the ILAC MRA for testing (ISO/IEC 17025) and calibration (ISO/IEC 17025).  BSCA originally joined ILAC as an Affiliate Member in 2004, then became an Associate member in 2011, and we are now pleased to welcome BSCA as a Full […]

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Membership Change – MAURITAS

Mauritius Accreditation Service (MAURITAS) is now a Full Member of ILAC.  MAURITAS has become a signatory to the ILAC MRA for testing (ISO/IEC 17025) and calibration (ISO/IEC 17025).  MAURITAS originally joined ILAC as an Affiliate Member in 2000, then became an Associate member in 2008, and we are now pleased to welcome MAURITAS as a Full Member of ILAC. […]

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ILAC-IAF Singapore Newsletter

Please refer to attached newsletter for latest updates on the Joint ILAC/IAF Annual Meetings being held in Singapore later this month. ILAC-IAF-Singapore–Newsletter

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