A training seminar entitled “Revision of ISO/IEC 17021:2011 and application in the regulated area” was held in Zagreb, Croatia, in the period between 24th and 25th September 2013. It was organised by the regional PTB project entitled “Promotion of regional cooperation in South Eastern Europe in the field of Quality Infrastructure”, Croatian Accreditation Body (HAA) and Turkish Accreditation Body (TURKAK). The training was attended by the representatives of accreditation bodies from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo (UN 1244).
The new version of ISO/IEC 17021, ISO/IEC 17021:2011, was presented during the training seminar, including the amendments made thereto when compared with the previous version. Furthermore, specificities related to assessment of certification bodies providing certification of management systems for notification purposes, and the importance and mode of of applying the document entitled EA 2/17 EA Guidelines on horizontal requirements for the accreditation of the conformity assessment bodies for notification purposes.
Milan Savić and Nikola Kostić attended the training seminar on behalf of the Accreditation Body of Serbia.