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Issue 08/2015

IEC, IAF and ILAC join forces

Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding prolongs collaboration for the next three-year

The IEC has had a tradition of cooperating with other standardization and conformity assessment (CA) organization for many years. In addition to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), with which it forms the World Standards Cooperation (WSC), one of the Commission’s main partners is the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the context of the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement. These are but a few of the 180+ bodies with which the IEC has close links.

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Issue 03/2012

Fruitful IEC, ILAC and IAF cooperation

Canada’s SCC recognizes IECEE CB Scheme qualified laboratories

When it was signed in October 2010, the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) between IEC, ILAC(International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) and IAF (International Accreditation Forum) was seen as a cornerstone of enhanced collaboration for the three organizations involved. Now this agreement, which generated much interest in the CA (conformity assessment) community, is bearing more fruits.