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Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (WP.6)

 

Tenth Session of the Working Party
6-8 November 2000, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

  • Introduction
  • In-session documents
  • List of Participants
  • Report

The tenth jubilee session of the UNECE Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (WP.6) commemorated the thirtieth anniversary of the beginning of UN/ECE activities related to standardization policies and technical harmonization matters (the first Meeting of Government Officials Responsible for Standardization was held in January 1970). It took place from 6 to 8 November 2000 and included the following event:

  • International Workshop on the Role of International Standards and Technical Regulations in International Trade.
The main achievement from the session were:
  • Agreement on how to finalize the fifth revised version of the Standardization List

  • Decision to continue the work of the ad hoc team of specialists on STandardization And Regulatory Techniques (START Team) on an “International Model for technical harmonization based on good regulatory practice for the preparation, adoption and application of technical regulations via the use of international standards".
         
TRADE/WP.6/2000/1
TRADE/CHEM/SEM.3/1
Agenda for the International Workshop on the Use of ISO 14000 ENG - RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/2
TRADE/CHEM/SEM.3/2
Reportof the International Workshop on the Use of ISO 14000 ENG - RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/2/Add.1 Response to the questionnaire on the use of ISO 14000 Standards ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/3 Provisional agenda ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/4 Provisional agenda for the workshop (7 November 2000) ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/5 Reports of the international and regional organizations and grouping and national delegations on their standardization and regulatory activities ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/6 Draft -5th revision of the ECE standardization List ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/7 Comments from the organizations and national delegations on ECE standardization list ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/7Add.1 ECE Standardization List ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/8 Draft text of the "International Model" ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/9 Comments on the draft "International Model" ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/10 Reports of the international and regional organisation and national delegations on developments in conformity assessment area ENG FRE RUS
TRADEWP.6/2000/10/Add.1 Reports of the international and regional organisation and national delegations on developments in conformity assessment area ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/11 Suggestions for future strategies in the UN/ECE region in the area of conformity assessment ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/12 Paper on mutual recognition issues and the role of accreditation in international trade ENG FRE RUSf
TRADE/WP.6/2000/13 Reports of national delegations and international and regional organizations on their experience in introducing and using different quality policies ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/14 Paper on future strategy on quality policies in the UN/ECE region not issued
TRADE/WP.6/2000/15 Paper on development in the area of environmental management standards ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/16 Revised draft of the proposed guidelines on methodology for measuring procedures ENG n.a n.a
TRADE/WP.6/2000/17 Comments from organizations and national delegations on draft of the international agreement on technical harmonization issues and of its protocols ENG - -
TRADE/WP.6/2000/18 Draft programme of work ENG FRE RUS
TRADE/WP.6/2000/19 Responses to the request from the CIS for information on western experience in control over implementation of standards and regulations ENG - -

Download the list of participants

         
TRADE/WP.6/2000/20 Report ENG FRE RUS