(English) Scheduled meeting of the NAAU Accreditation Council

In compliance with the provisions of the Law of Ukraine “On Accreditation of Conformity Assessment Bodies”, the international standard DSTU ISO/IEC 17011, December 19, 2017 the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine organized a scheduled meeting of NAAU Accreditation Council.

The meeting was attended by 16 representatives of central executive authorities, accredited conformity assessment bodies, scientific institutions and associations.

The members of the Council considered information from the NAAU Chairman V. Gorytsky on the activities of the National Agency in 2017 and reports by V. Krasiuk, Deputy Chairman, S. Martsynchyk, Head of the Department for Laboratory Accreditation, O. Krylov, Head of the Department for Accreditation of Certification and Inspection Bodies, V. Kovieshnikov, Secretary of the Accreditation Council, I. Sinkova, Legal Adviser of NAAU.

A number of issues were discussed regarding the introduction of the new revisions of ISO/IEC 17011 and ISO/IEC 17025 and implementation of EA 2/17 M:2016 document into NAAU activities.

In addition, the NAAU policy on restoring the data of conformity assessment bodies was considered during the meeting.

Apart from that, the Council discussed NAAU proposals regarding the draft Law of Ukraine No.6235 dated 24.03.2017 “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Technical Regulations and Conformity Assessment”.