Support to the Alignment of Technical Regulations and Enhancement of the Quality Infrastructure in Turkmenistan

Project Overview

Project Title Support to the Alignment of Technical Regulations and Enhancement of the Quality Infrastructure in Turkmenistan
Project Number EuropeAid/132992/DH/SER/TM
Country Turkmenistan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 2 000 001 - 4 000 000
Project Start – Project End September 1, 2014–August 31, 2016
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget(EUR) 2400000
Implementing Organization / Consortium

1. British Standards Institution (BSI) - UK

2. DMI Associates - FR

3. NIRAS, IC Sp. Zoo - PL

4. WYG International -United Kingdom - UK

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

cservices@bsigroup.com

Beneficiary

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The main purpose of this project is to support the definition of an overall strategy and related actions plans for the alignment of standards and technical regulations, and the quality infrastructure necessary for their implementation with international practices.

The project aims to set up of a new institutional and management model in the areas of standardization, accreditation, certification/conformity assessment and metrology, in line with and promoting and implementing the use of international and European standards.

Not last, the project promotes institutional building support in order to improve the knowledge of Turkmen economic operators and government stakeholders on the role and significance of the EU and international trade policies, international commercial practices and concerned technical regulations, standards conformity assessment, markings and documentation. Activities also include arranging ad-hoc training abroad (in European countries).

Project Objectives

The aim of the project is to support the development of a ‘business enabling’ environment by updating the approach to standards and technical regulations and quality infrastructure and to improve the compatibility between Turkmen standards and technical regulations and international practices increasing the opportunities for market access for economic operators.

Education Sector
Components of the Education Process Quality assurance
Occupational Field
Target Groups Standardisation, Certification, Accreditation Bodies
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Activities
Project Results
  • The adoption of an overall strategy and specific work plans to implement activities related to standards and technical regulations according to the best international practices
  • Defined and implemented practices for standardization, accreditation certification/conformity assessment and metrology that will support international recognition
  • Improved knowledge of Turkmen economic operators and government stakeholders on the role and significance of the EU and international trade policies, international commercial practices and related technical regulations, Standards, Conformity Assessment, markings and documentation

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