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Twenty-first Session of the Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (WP.6)

31 October - 2 November 2011

Room XII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The 21st Session of Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies took place during 31 October and 2 November 2011.

Downloads:

  • Report (ECE/TRADE/C/2011/15) of the 21st Annual Session (ENG, FRE, RUS) of the Working Party and a list of final decisions adopted during the session
  • Report of the Workshop on "Traceability: a tool for managing risks" (ENG, FRE, RUS)
  • Report on the Panel Session "Standards and regulations as a tool for promoting sustainable development: Preparing for Rio + 20" (ENG, FRE, RUS)

The session included the following events

Document Title
ENG
FRE
RUS
Item 1: Adoption of the agenda      
Annotated provisional agenda for the twenty-first session
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/1

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Item 2: Election of Officers      
Item 3: Matters arising and areas of priority action for the Working Party      
Report of the annual planning meeting of UNECE WP.6 activities
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/2
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Programme of Work for 2012-2013, including the revised table of priorities
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/13

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Programme of Work for 2012-2013, including the revised table of priorities
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/13/Corr.1
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Report of the WP.6 on its twentieth session
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2010/20
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Item 4: Workshop on "Traceability: a tool for managing risks"      
Concept note for the Workshop on traceability as a tool for managing risks
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/5
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Item 5: Risk management in regulatory systems

Report on the activities of the Group of Experts on Risk Management
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/3

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Draft Recommendation on the use of Risk Management Tools on Regulatory Systems
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/4
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Draft Recommendation on Crisis Management in Regulatory Systems
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/14
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Item 6: Regulatory cooperation
(a) Regional projects
(b) Sectoral projects
Progress report on Sectoral initiative on Telecom
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/7
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Progress report on the on the sectoral initiative on Earth-Moving Machinery
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/8
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Progress report on the sectoral initiative on Explosive Environments
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/9
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Item 7: Standardization and regulatory practice

Compilation of regulatory developments
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/6
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(a) Review of developments in standardization
(b) Review of relevant regulatory developments
Item 8: Standards and regulations as a tool for promoting sustainable development: preparing for Rio +20
Item 9: Review of recent developments in conformity assessment and accreditation
Item 10: Market Surveillance
(a) Updates from regional groupings and the Advisory Group on Market Surveillance ("MARS" Group)
Report on MARS Group activities and and its meetings
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/11
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Draft Recommendation on Market Surveillance
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2011/12
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(b) Update on the Market Surveillance Model Initiative
Market surveillance general concept and how it relates to the activities of the Working Party 6
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2009/11
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Draft guide to the use of the General Market Surveillance Model
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2009/12
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(c) Common definitions and terminology in Market Surveillance
Publication "A Glossary of Market Surveillance Terms"
ECE/TRADE/389
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(d) Update on the development of the Global Market Surveillance database
Item 11: Metrology
Item 12: Capacity-building
Item 13: Other business
Item 14: Adoption of the report
Report of the Session
ECE/TRADE/C/WP.6/2009/15
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Agenda item Speaker Title
Matters arising Mr. Christer Arvius
WP. 6 Chair
Forthcoming activities in UNECE WP. 6

 
Ms. Lorenza Jachia,
Secretary of WP. 6
Report on the twentieth session

Programme of work

 
Valery N. Koreshkov,
Chairman of Gosstandart
Standardization, conformity attestation and accreditation in the Republic of Belarus
Workshop on Traceability as a tool for managing risks Mr. V. Koreshkov
Chairman Belarus Standardization Committee
Assurance of safety and traceability
Mr. G. Volnisty
Technical director, ID Center,
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Information Safety

Ms. Danielle Assafin
Analista Executivo de Metrologia e Qualidade
Diretoria da Qualidade (DQUAL)
Instituto Nacional de Metrologia, Qualidade e Tecnologia  (INMETRO) Brazil
Inmetro’s experience on regulation and traceability
Mr. Fabrizio Sacchetti
Policy Officer , WTO TBT Agreement - International Regulatory Cooperation,
DG Enterprise and Industry
European Commission
Traceability in the context of EU technical harmonisation legislation for industrial products
Ms. Diane Taillard 
GS1 Solutions Director
GS1 Global Office
How to move from traceability standards to actual adoption
 
Mr. Rakesh Vazirani,
TÜV Rheinland Group
Total trace
Mr. Craig A. Morris, Ph.D.
Deputy Administrator,
Livestock and Seed Program,
U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service
US Meat Traceability

Mr. Frans Van Diepen
UN/CEFACT, International Trade and Business Processes Group, TBG18 Agriculture, and Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, The Netherlands

UN/CEFACT and traceability standards in agriculture
Mr. Philippe Portalier
Standardisation and Technical policy
Manager, Orgalime
Traceability requirements in EU regulations the industry perspective
Mr. Per Döfnäs
Director, Technical Regulations Ericsson
Challenges to meeting substance restrictions
Mr. William David
Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Haemonetics
Blood component traceability
Ms. Nada Machutova
General Director
Slovak Trade Inspection
Market surveillance authorities: tools to increase traceability
Risk Management Mr. Valentin Nikonov
Coordinator, GRM
GRM Progress Report
Mr. Simon Webb
The Nichols Group
Crisis Management in Regulatory Systems
Regulatory Cooperation Mr. V. Koreshkov Technical Regulation in the Customs Union

 
Mr. Per Döfnäs
Director
Technical Regulations
Ericsson
Progress report on Telecom Initiative

 
Mr. Dan Roley
Chairman, ISO/TC127
Progress report on Earth-Moving Machinery Initiative

 
Mr. Frank Lienesch
Arbeitsgruppe 3.72 "Explosionsgeschützte elektrische Antriebssysteme"
PTB, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Germany
Progress report on Initiative on Equipment used in Explosive Atmospheres

 
Mr. Steve McRoberts
CSci CPhys MInstP, Underwriters Laboratories
Global Acceptance of the Harmonized Standard for Medical Devices
Standardization and Regulatory practice Mr. Fabrizio Sacchetti Standardization Package
Ms. Natalia Cerrato
Senior managing coordinator EU & International Cooperation
Regulatory Reform Group
Ministry of Economic Affairs,
The Netherlands
Dutch regulatory experiences
Panel discussion
Standardization and sustainable development Ms. Monika Linn
Senior Advisor to the Executive Secretary
UNECE
Rio+20

 
Mr. Michael Peet
Manager, Sustainable Development Mechanisms Programme, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC
Standards and regulations for sustainable development

 
Mr. Kevin McKinley
Deputy-Secretary General
International Standardization Organization
ISO supporting a Green Economy

 
Mr. Gabriel Barta
Head of technical coordination and representative to UN specialized bodies, International Electrotechnical Commission
Standards and conformity assessment for green

 
Mr. Ashok Ganesh
Deputy Director Standards,
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre
European Standards: Supporting sustainable development

 
Ms. Diane Taillard
GS1 Solutions Director 
GS1 Global Office
Enabling the sustainable supply chain
Review of recent developments in accreditation Mr. Peter Unger
Chair, International Laboratory Accreditation Co-operation (ILAC)
ILAC and IAF
Market Surveillance Ms. Kvetoslava Steinlova
Chair, MARS Group
MARS Group Progress Report
 
 
Mr. Fabrizio Sacchetti
European Commission
Enterprise and Industry
Update on the implementation of the new legislative framework

 
Mr. Ihar Dultsau Market Surveillance Database
Rakesh Vazirani
TÜV Rheinland Group
Market access Matrix

 

Downloads:

  • Report (ECE/TRADE/C/2011/15) of the 21st Annual Session (ENGFRERUS) of the Working Party and a list of final decisions adopted during the session
  • Report of the Workshop on "Traceability: a tool for managing risks" (ENG, FRE, RUS)
  • Report on the Panel Session "Standards and regulations as a tool for promoting sustainable development: Preparing for Rio + 20" (ENG, FRE, RUS)

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