Sergey Migin, Deputy Head of the Federal Service for Accreditation (RusAccreditation) as a part of Russian delegation, took part in the 53rd meeting of the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the CIS member states held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan, during which he reported on the achievements of the RusAccreditation in international recognition. The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and Rosstandart, from foreign countries and interstate organizations are representatives of national accreditation, standardization, metrology and certification bodies of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Moldova, the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan and Ukraine, as well as the CIS Executive Committee and the Bureau for EASC standards.
Issues related to further joint work in the field of standardization, metrology, conformity assessment, accreditation and state supervision were discussed at the meeting.
In terms of accreditation, the participants were introduced to the coordination progress of the Mutual Recognition Agreement of accreditation of conformity assessment bodies in the CIS member states, discussed the implementation of the Work Program of the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification working group on the establishment of a Regional Organization (Association) for Accreditation (ROA). In particular, RusAccreditation shall delegate draft development of Rules for development, adoption, updating and cancellation of documents of the Regional organization on accreditation for further consideration of the draft document by the members of the ROA working group.
Important topics of discussion were the development of cooperation between the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification and International Organization for Standardization, improvement of rules and procedures of interstate standardization, coordination of the distribution order of documents on interstate standardization. The parties also analyzed the idea of forming and maintaining a database of national standards, the implementation, adoption and updating of programs and plans in the area of ensuring the uniformity of measurements. The development of the List of priorities in selecting inspection objects in the field of supervision and control over compliance with the requirements of technical regulations, interstate standards and metrological supervision for 2019-2023 is considered.
In accordance with the EASC Regulation and EASC Rules of Procedure, the Head of Rosstandart, Alexey Abramov, was elected as a Chairman of the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification.