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Certification is part of testing, inspection and certification and the provision by an independent body of written assurance that the product, service or system in question meets specific requirements. It is the formal attestation or confirmation of certain characteristics of an object, person, or organization. This confirmation is often, but not always, provided by some form of external review, education, assessment, or audit. Accreditation is a specific organization's process of certification. According to the U.S. National Council on Measurement in Education, a certification test is a credentialing test used to determine whether individuals are knowledgeable enough in a given occupational area to be labeled "competent to practice" in that area.

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Organizations relating to Certification

EDU / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2011
International Housing and Home Warranty Association / London, UK / Est. 1993
Alliance for Harmonisation of Cellular Therapy Accreditation / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 2009
EuroAsian Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification / Minsk, Belarus / Est. 1992
European Certification Board for Logistics
Red Iberoamericana de Garantias / Est. 1998
European Certification and Qualification Association / Krems, Austria
European Alliance of Subject-Specific and Professional Accreditation and Quality Assurance / Düsseldorf, Germany / Est. 2011
Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation / Sydney NSW, Australia / Est. 2019
Consejo Centroamericano de Acreditación de la Educación Superior / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 2003
International Marine Certification Institute / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
European Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Institute of Accreditation / Cambridge, UK / Est. 2003
European Feed and Food Ingredients Safety Certification / Brussels, Belgium
Arab Accreditation Cooperation / Est. 2008
ICDL Europe / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 1997
International Erosion Control Association / Aurora CO, USA / Est. 1972
Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 2004
Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1996
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport / Corby, UK / Est. 1919
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1988
Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas / New York NY, USA / Est. 2003
European Policy Management Authority for Grid Authentication in e-Science
Sustainable Tourism Certification Alliance Africa
African Guarantee Fund / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2012
International Halal Accreditation Forum / Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Est. 2016
NSF International / Ann Arbor MI, USA / Est. 1944
Institute of Career Certification International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1994
The Chartered Governance Institute of UK and Ireland / London, UK / Est. 1891
AAALAC International / Frederick MD, USA / Est. 1965
Chartered Society of Designers / London, UK / Est. 1930
Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy / Omaha NE, USA / Est. 1996
International Alliance for School Accreditation / Est. 2010
Association of International Certified Professional Accountants / Durham NC, USA / Est. 2017
European Accreditation of Certification / Est. 1991
Nordic Technical Accreditation / Est. 1991
International Cell Line Authentication Committee / Est. 2012
Association of Accredited Public Policy Advocates to the European Union / Brussels, Belgium
Fonds de garantie des investissements privés en Afrique de l'Ouest / Lomé, Togo / Est. 1995
European Accreditation Advisory Board / Paris, France / Est. 1998
Global Accrediting Group / Charleston SC, USA
International Association of Structural Integrators / Raleigh NC, USA / Est. 2002
Association of Certified Adizes Practitioners International / Carpinteria CA, USA / Est. 1981
International Christian Accrediting Association / Tulsa OK, USA / Est. 1987
International Symposium on Scientific Computing, Computer Arithmetic and Validated Numerical Computations
Convention Concerning Fishermen's Certificates of Competency / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1966
Multilateral Agreement Relating to Certificates of Airworthiness for Imported Aircraft / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1960
Convention on Decisions to Rectify Civil Status Certificates / Est. 1964
Convention Relating to the Authentication of Certain Deaths / Est. 1966
Convention Concerning the Certification of Ships' Cooks / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1946
Convention Concerning the Issuance of a Certificate of Matrimonial Capacity / Est. 1980

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Action Strategies relating to Certification

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Guaranteeing substantial economic foundation
Licensing carbon dioxide emissions
Certifying physical unfitness
Protecting intellectual property
Validating rituals
Ensuring adequate life education
Using tradable permits
Providing public mediation of wage claims
Protecting human rights
Protecting refugees
Recognizing legal validity of guardianship
Assuring family health care
Financial rescuing
Providing basic needs
Purchasing technological patents for transfer on non-commercial terms
Certifying organic agriculture
Certifying forests
Promoting environmental certification schemes
Developing business certification schemes for biodiversity
Certifying wood
Refusing licence renewal
Awarding certificates weightlifting champions
Obtaining necessary official licence
Checking validity
Validating technologies

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