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Technical Information,
Management Systems

Dynamic development in national and international markets

Due to the dynamic development in national and international markets, there has been a remarkable demand in the past few years for specific management systems based on ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2015. With its ISO 37001: 2016 (management system for the prevention of corruption) and ISO 55001: 2014 (management system for the asset industry), DAkkS has evaluated two certifiable standards in this area and included both of them into its accreditation portfolio.

Press Release,
International Affairs

Kick-off meeting in Baku

A kick-off meeting held in Baku in September saw the official launch of a Twinning project between the European Union and the Azerbaijani Accreditation Centre (AZAC). Over the next two years and under the leadership of the German accreditation body Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle (DAkkS), AZAC will be modernised and reoriented on the basis of international standards and in accordance with the EU regulatory framework.

Press Release,
International Affairs

Talks in Berlin

At the end of September, Dr. Stephan Finke, Managing Director of the German accreditation body DAkkS, welcomed Anil Jauhri, CEO of the Indian accreditation body NABCB (National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies), to talks in Berlin. The focus of the talks was on future cooperation in the area of accreditation.

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