Sunday, 03 September 2017 20:32

Euralarm announces Symposium 2018

Euralarm has announced its next Symposium, which will take place in Bucharest Romania, on June 4th, 2018. This will be the second time that Romania will host this event, showing the country’s commitment to European electronic fire safety and security.

On 18 August the European Commission published in the Official Journal an Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1483 amending Decision 2006/771/EC on harmonisation of the radio spectrum for use by short-range devices and repealing Decision 2006/804/EC (OJEU 18.08.2017 L 214/3), which has implications for the electronic safety and security Industry.

On October 10th, CEN-CENELEC, the European Standardisation platform and Euralarm partner, organises a webinar on Standards and IPR at 10:00 CET.

On November 10, at 10:00 CET, the European standardisation platform and Euralarm partner CEN-CENELEC organises a webinar to present the state-of-play on the Joint CEN-CENELEC Working Group 'Online Standardisation Platform'.

The EU Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment is supported by a large number of European standards developed on the European standardisation platform that is CEN-CENELEC.

The 9th Security Union progress report, adopted by the College of Commissioners today, highlights the recent steps taken to prevent terrorist financing through trafficking in cultural goods and improve the interoperability of EU information systems. Based on a comprehensive assessment of EU security policy since 2001, the report also highlights the remaining gaps and challenges to be addressed.

Last month the European Parliament approved a Report on ‘European standards’ during its Parliament Plenary session as a Resolution: "EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION on European standards – implementation of Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 (2016/2274(INI))".

Euralarm Member ZVEI has released last week a statement on the state of the German market for electronic security technology in 2016. The development of the market has exceeded all expectations.

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