Alexey Khersontsev Visits National Accreditation Body of Serbia

September 17, 2019

On September 11, Head of RusAccreditation Alexey Khersontsev visited Belgrade upon invitation from Head of the Accreditation Body of Serbia (ATS) Aco Janićijević. The Head of RusAccreditation held a meeting with the ATS directorate and team and delivered a speech at the annual workshop “Accreditation and Conformity Assessment. We Are the World!”

During the workshop, which brought together more than 600 representatives of Serbian ministries and agencies, employees of the accreditation body, assessors and representatives of accredited CABs, Alexey Khersontsev spoke about the operation of the Russian national accreditation system, the organizational structure of RusAccreditation, the development of the GLP system in Russia, highlighted the issues of technical regulation in the Eurasian Economic Union, and acquainted the participants with the introduction of information technologies in the activities of RusAccreditation.

Deputy Director-General of the National Institute for Accreditation of RusAccreditation Elena Lebedinskaya took part in the workshop as a co-reporter and presented information on the activities of RusAccreditation’s educational institution and on the development of the educational platform of the national accreditation system.

The transition of testing laboratories to the use of the standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and the introduction of the updated standard ISO/IEC 17011:2017 into the activities of the accreditation body were keynotes of the event.

During his visit, Alexey Khersontsev visited the office of the national accreditation body of Serbia where he answered questions from his Serbian colleagues and discussed relevant issues of mutual cooperation in the area of accreditation with Aco Janićijević.