Eurasian Economic Commission develops cooperation with International Electrotechnical Commission
General approaches to the application of international standards and certification systems of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in the field of electrical, electronic and related technologies will be considered by the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) jointly with the countries of the Union and the IEC. The Commission will become a platform for exchange of experience and discussion of topical issues EEU (Eurasian Economic Union) states. Joint working group was created, the first meeting of which was held at the EEC headquarters.
The head of the working group, the Director of the Department of Technical Regulation and Accreditation of the EEC, Arman Shakkaliev, said: “Deeper cooperation with the IEC will reduce the gap in the application of advanced skills and technologies in the electrotechnical field, increase the level of harmonization of requirements, give a new impact to the development in the EEU of such areas as digitalization, cybersecurity, Industry 4.0, Internet of things, “smart cities”, intelligent transport systems, etc. “.
The IEC Standardization Strategy Manager, Jack Sheldon, said that “the IEC is extremely interested in the huge potential of the market of the Eurasian Economic Union and the expansion of the participation of the EEU countries in the work of the IEC in standardization and conformity assessment.”