Western European Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (WELAC)

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History

6 Dec 1990, Amsterdam (Netherlands), on signature of a memorandum of understanding by delegations of 16 EC and EFTA states. Merged with Western European Calibration Cooperation (WECC), 31 May 1994, to create European Cooperation for Accreditation of Laboratories (EAL).

Aims

Build up and maintain mutual confidence and promote agreements between national testing laboratory accreditation bodies as a condition for mutual acceptance of test reports and certificates issued by laboratories accredited by them; open and maintain channels for related technical knowledge between national laboratories and other relevant bodies; establish activities aimed at multilateral agreement on equivalence of operation of member bodies and commitment to work for mutual acceptance of test reports and certificates.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F5275

Last News Received

8. Feb 1995
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