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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 (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)

The session included the following events

Document Title

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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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