In the frame of World Standards Day (#WSD 2018) and the 25th anniversary of the European Single Market, the European Standardisation Organisations (CEN, CENELEC, ETSI), the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) organise a conference around this year’s World Standards Day topic the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’: Standards meet the Future.
The positive votes on ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) mean that the Union has taken another step in closing existing information gaps and therefore making EU citizens safer.
In April 2018 compared with March 2018, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 1.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.2% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In March 2018, production in construction fell by 0.2% in the euro area and by 0.8% in the EU28.
The overall goal of the workshop agreement is to provide a guideline document on how to design certification systems and schemes in the field of physical security products. Nowadays, protection of people, property and infrastructure has become a real challenge for society, and a wide range of products and applications are being used by security practitioners in Europe.
On September 18th, 2018 at the Hotel Bloom in Brussels will take place a one day CEN-CENELEC workshop on how standardisation will support the take-up of AI technologies.
On July 12th, this summer, at the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre in Brussels will take place a workshop on the preparation of harmonised standards.
CEN-CENELEC published its 2017 annual report and the main highlights testify of the motion that has been set towards a deep transformation of European Standardisation to serve the evolving market and technological needs.
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and Austrian Standards highlight the importance of standards for security and competitiveness at the start of the Austrian Presidency of the European Union’s Council.
On October 12th this year, the EU Commission's Directorate General for Internal Market and Industry (GROW) will host the 2018 World Standard Day Conference at Brussels' Congress Centre Albert Borschette.