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Big success for IEC Academy and Capacity Building Day

The Academy and Capacity Building day which took place on November 19 has become a key event of the IEC General Meeting.

Young Professionals Programme : the next generation of IEC leaders

The IEC Young Professional (YP) Programme offers a gateway for the next generation of leaders and experts to become involved in standardization and conformity assessment work.

Managing risks, even in a pandemic

On 12 November, the IEC organized a networking session dedicated to conformity assessment (CA) in general and IECEx in particular.

Global challenges make the circular economy a necessity

New global challenges are emerging. Worldwide population is now at 7.8 billion and is expected to reach 10 billion by 2050. Economic well-being is fuelling consumption but also over-consumption.
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