March 14, 2018
Within the framework of the meeting of the Laboratory Committee of the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA) in Madrid, Spain, on March 14, 2018, a working meeting of the heads of accreditation bodies of the Republic of Belarus and the Kingdom of Spain was held.
During the working meeting, the Parties discussed activities to develop and strengthen cooperation in the field of accreditation between the two countries, and also signed a Memorandum of Understanding between BSCA and the Entidad Nacional de Acreditacion (ENAC).
Currently, ENAC is a full member of the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA), the International Laboratory Accreditation Organization (ILAC) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), as well as the signatory of the relevant mutual recognition agreements (EA MLA, IAF MLA, ILAC MRA).
The Memorandum of Understanding provides for the exchange of information on the practice of accreditation of conformity assessment bodies, mutual training of specialists, as well as other joint activities on topics relevant to accreditation bodies - working meetings, thematic seminars and conferences aimed at mutual assistance in signing and observance by the parties of multilateral agreements on the recognition of EA MLA, ILAC MRA and IAF MLA.