ATS – host of the EA MAC Committee

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The Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) hosted the 48th Committee for Multilateral Agreements of the European co-operation for Accreditation - EA MULTILATERAL AGREEMENT COUNCIL (MAC) MEETING. The meetings of the Committee were held on 26.04. and 27.04.2023 in the Nikola Tesla Hall's pleasant working atmosphere in the METROPOL PALACE hotel in Belgrade. This year's meeting of the Committee brought together 60 representatives, members of EA, from over 40 countries, and representatives of the MAC Management Group.

ATS Acting Director, M.Sc. Dragan Pušara opened this gathering, emphasizing the exceptional importance and role of the EA MAC Committee.

The EA MAC Committee is responsible for the effective and impartial implementation and monitoring of the peer review process. The competence of the Committee is, among other things, to make decisions regarding the status of signatories to EA multilateral agreements (EA MLA) in relation to the peer evaluation, as well as to report to the EA General Assembly on all decisions made. The chairperson of this Committee is Maria Papatzikou from the Hellenic Accreditation Body (ESYD).

The Committee for Multilateral Agreements also deals with adopting policies and operational procedures within the EA regarding peer evaluation and the management, selection, and training of future peer evaluators.

Decisions taken from this Committee session will be published on the EA website.