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ILAC G28:07/2018 Published

ILAC G28:07/2018 Guideline for the Formulation of Scopes of Accreditation for Inspection Bodies has been published and is available from the Publications section of the ILAC website. The aim of this document is to assist accreditation bodies in consistently meeting the requirements of ISO/IEC 17011:2017 associated with scopes of accreditation for inspection body accreditation and to […]

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ILAC Chair participates in WTO TBT Side event

Ms Merih Malmqvist Nilsson, ILAC Chair and Chair of the recently established INetQI, participated in a WTO TBT Side event: Good Governance in Developing Modern Quality Infrastructure (QI) Systems. This event was co-organised by UNDO SDG and SECO (Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs). Ms Malmqvist speaking on behalf of INetQI, addressed the topic “Reducing […]

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Membership Change – NiNAS

Nigeria National Accreditation Service (NiNAS) is welcomed as an Associate Member of ILAC.  NiNAS has been an Affiliate member since 15 December 2017. We welcome NiNAS as an Associate Member and look forward to continuing working with our NiNAS colleagues.

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ILAC MRA in summary

Infographic now to support the ILAC MRA 2017 Annual that was published earlier this month!

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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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