Closing conference of the Twinning project

The closing conference of the Twinning project “Strengthening activities of the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU)” was conducted on the 18th of February 2010. Among the participants were representatives from various ministries and public authorities of Ukraine, European organizations, accredited testing laboratories and certification bodies, as well as representative of the press and television.

Welcoming remarks came from: Head of Delegation of European Union in Ukraine – Ambassador Jos? Manuel Pinto Teixeira, Deputy Minister of economy of Ukraine – Mr. Viktor Panteleenko, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine – Mr. Pieter Jan Wolthers, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden in Ukraine – Mr. Stefan Gullgren.

Chairman of NAAU and BC Project Leader Dmytro Zorgach, together with the representative of the Netherlands Standardization Institute and MS Project Leader Mr. Robert Huigen expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the project and thanked all parties involved for fruitful work during the implementation of the project. Representatives of the Consortium gave short presentations on the input of four involved organizations from the Netherlands and Sweden during the course of the project.