December 12-16, 2016
In the framework of the International Finance Corporation Belarus NQI and BR Project which is implemented by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and by the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus in order to improve investment climate in the Republic of Belarus the mission of IFC consultant on accreditation Mr. Tibor Czocher (Slovakia) was held on December 12-16, 2016 in Minsk and Brest.
The purpose of the mission is to carry out readiness assessment of testing laboratories accredited in the National Accreditation System of the Republic of Belarus so as to pass the peer-evaluation by the European Cooperation for the Accreditation in 2017, which will lead to accession of the Republic of Belarus to the Multilateral Recognition Agreements (ILAC and IAF).
During the mission, Mr. Tibor Czocher visited a number of accredited laboratories of JV JSC "Brestgazoapparat", the Brest Centre for Standardization, Metrology and Certification. Within the framework of visits, the interviews with BSCA staff and specialists of accredited laboratories were conducted. The interviews were focused on the issues concerning demonstration by accredited laboratories of evidences of compliance with the requirements for traceability measurement results according to the document ILAC-P10:01/2013 ILAC Policy for the metrological traceability of measurement results.The consultant also discussed the action plan prepared by the BSCA in order to bring the legal framework of the Republic of Belarus in the field of accreditation in accordance with the adopted Law of the Republic of Belarus of October 24, 2016 №437-3 "On the conformity assessment and technical requirements and accreditation of conformity assessment bodies".