CEN AND ASTM INTERNATIONAL HAVE SIGNED A TECHNICAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT 

PRESS RELEASE

Brussels, 27 September 2019 -
CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, and ASTM International signed today a Technical Cooperation Agreement with the aim to facilitate global dialogue and coordination in specific standardization areas of mutual interest.

The Agreement establishes a framework for technical cooperation and information exchange between the two standardization organizations, thus facilitating dialogue and convergence on the technical requirements and related attributes of standards development, and preventing duplication of efforts, for the benefit of their respective stakeholders.

Through this important Agreement, ASTM International and CEN agree to a series of practical actions to implement their cooperation, specifically in those technical areas where there is common interest between ASTM International and CEN:

  • Explore opportunities to collaborate within their respective standards development process;
  • Facilitate technical standardization dialogue between their technical bodies;
  • Share information on their standards development activities and emerging technologies, trends, or regulatory drivers of mutual interest for the benefit of the stakeholders.

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Giovanni Collot
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CEN-CENELEC Management Centre
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