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International Relations News

22. 5. 2023
EU Council gives final approval to the new Machinery Regulation

This morning, the Competitiveness Council adopted a new regulation on machinery, which was discussed during CZ PRES. The ÚNMZ negotiating team reached a preliminary political agreement with the European Parliament and the European Commission in December 2022. The Regulation replaces the existing Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and creates a framework for the marketing of safe machinery and related products [...]

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2. 11. 2022
Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Economy

On 31 October 2022, on the occasion of a joint meeting of the Governments of the Czech Republic and Ukraine, the "Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation in the Field of Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment between the Office for Technical Standardization, Metrology and State Testing and the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine" and the related Action Plan for the period 2022-2024 were signed in Kiev.

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11. 8. 2022
Delegation of the Republic of Korea visited ÚNMZ/ČAS

On 10 August 2022, a delegation from the Republic of Korea visited the ÚNMZ and ČAS in Prague. On behalf of the Czech side, the meeting was led by the Director General of ČAS, Mgr. Zdeněk Veselý, and ÚNMZ was represented by the Director of the International Relations Department, Ing. Jindra Kafkova. The Korean delegation, consisting of representatives of the Korean Standards Association - KSA, Korean Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - KOTRA, [...]

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