Event: 42nd Working Group on Standards WG1 Meeting – ACCSQ WG 1
The Working Group on Standards WG1 Meeting of ACCSQ WG 1 was opened on the morning of June 27 2019 at the STAMEQ (Ministry of Science and Technology) in Da Nang.
Representatives of ASEAN member countries at the event.
This is an annual event held alternately in member countries to discuss and promote harmonious standards in the ASEAN region. More than 40 delegates from national standardization bodies and related international organizations such as ISO Regional Engagement Initiative – Asia (ISO/REI), Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC), Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and the Enhanced Integration Support from the EU (ARISE PlUS) attended the Meeting.
Attending and opening the Meeting, Director General of the STAMEQ – Mr.Tran Van Vinh emphasized the importance of ACCSQ WG 1 in promoting the harmonization of standards in ASEAN with national standards. It helped to reduce technical barriers to trade, thereby facilitating trade and circulation of goods and services in the region. On this occasion, Mr. Tran Van Vinh also on behalf of the host country, thanked to partners including PTB, ISO/REI, EU ARISE PLUS who had always accompanied and supported ACCSQ WG 1 during the past time, especially in standard harmonization issues.
The 42nd Working Group on Standards WG1 Meeting – ACCSQ WG 1 was organized by the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality.
The 42nd Meeting of ACCSQ WG 1 was the third event in the series of events chaired and coordinated by the STAMEQ from 25-28 June 2019, including: Workshop on cooperation with PTB and The 14th Annual Meeting of the ACCSQ Timber Products Task Force was also held from June 25-26, 2019.