ILAC/IAF Annual Meeting

The Annual meeting of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) was held from 16 to 26 October 2013, in Seoul, South Korea. The Institute for Accreditation of Republic of Macedonia, as a full member of ILAC and a signatory of the ILAC-MRA agreement, participated on this event.

The participation in this meeting is very importance for IARM in order to introduce with the novelties in the accreditation rules, summarize the documents and decisions brought by the ILAC members during this year, gain new experiences and information from the practice by sharing experiences with the other participants in the meeting, as crucial elements for maintaining and upgrading the system for quality management.

Hence, the implementation of the new ILAC/IAF rules and procedures in all areas of accreditation is of particular importance, especially regarding the development of new accreditation schemes.