International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) published on its website news about the new issue of standard ISO/IEC 17043:2023 Conformity assessment — General requirements for the competence of proficiency testing providers.
At the ILAC General Assembly held in November 2022, a resolution was endorsed which allows a 3-year implementation period from the publication date of this revised standard, i.e. until 31st May 2026, as shown further in the ILAC Resolution GA 26.09.

You can view it in detail: HERE

The Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS), in cooperation with the Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government, as part of the European Union (EU) project for public administration reform – EU4PAR, completed all planned activities on the introduction of the CAF model (Common Assessment Framework – CAF) and started with its implementation in order to improve the quality management process and modernize work process. 

CAF, as a modern model for business improvement, significantly helped us to recognize our strengths and potential for improvement and to look at broader requirements, not only in the field of accreditation but also in the field of social responsibility and the development of partnership relations both with stakeholders and with the broader social community.

You can view it in detail HERE

European co-operation for accreditation (EA) at its website,, published EA MLA Report for 2022 on 10th May, 2023 

The EA MLA Report provides information on the activities of the Multilateral Agreement Council (EA MAC Committee) which is responsible for the effective and impartial management and monitoring of peer evaluation and which makes decisions related to the achievement of the status of a signatory to a multilateral (EA MLA) or bilateral agreement (EA BLA) on the equivalence of the accreditation system at the level of the EA or the European Union (EU). The report provides an overview of the key activities implemented in the previous year and the decisions made concerning signatories.

You can view it in detail: HERE

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