PMU Participation in the 7th AFRAC General Assembly

Posted on: September 29, 2016

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The African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) invited the TBT Programme to AFRAC’s 7th General Assembly and Meetings, held in September 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria, hosted by the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON).

The event comprised a number of technical committees on different subjects. Next to various working groups that were also organized the Executive Committee met. The week ended with the 7th AFRAC General Assembly.

During the week, new and emerging topics were discussed and prioritized for implementation for the AFRAC’s Agenda towards 2021. Specific work plans, projects and trainings as well sustainability were among the issues discussed. The event was an opportunity for the TBT programme to get an overview of the trend in accreditation in Africa and to assess its past and ongoing support with all African partners in a continental, regional and national basis.

To conclude the Meeting, AFRAC’s Secretariat and the TBT Programme together did proceed to the launching of the E-learning Programme Platform that brings together knowledge of all aspects relevant to Accreditation, Conformity Assessment and MRAs for Africa in one user-friendly, easily and freely accessible platform.

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