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16th MARS Group Meeting

26 - 27 June 2018
Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland

The 16th MARS Group meeting took take place in Geneva, Switzerland at 3, rue de Varembé at the Central Office of the International Electrotechnical Commission.

Downloads: Meeting Agenda      List of Participants      Report


Welcome address
Ms. Ivonne Higuero, Director, UNECE Economic Cooperation and Trade Division

Introductory words
Ms. Vera Despotović, MARS Group Chairperson

Strenghthening compliance with EU product rules
Mr. Christophe Roeland, European Commission, DG GROW B.1

Creation of an effective system of state control (surveillance) over compliance with requirements of the EAEU technical regulations
Mr. Vyacheslav Burmistrov, Department for Technical Regulation and Accreditation, Eurasian Economic Commission

Experience in the use of WP.6 Recommendation S: Applying Predictive Risk Management Tools for Targeted Market Surveillance
Mr. Valentin Nikonov, Co-coordinator of WP.6 Group of Experts on Risk Management in Regulatory Systems (GRM)

Market Surveillance Glossary update
Mr. Ivan Hendrixs, Convener of General Market Surveillance Model initiative

Developments in the SIDA/EFTA/CEN Project on Quality Infrastructure in the Western Balkans
Mr. Mark Gardiner, STE Market Surveillance 

Market Surveillance system in Turkey
Ms. Gülbanu Gökçe, Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of Turkey

Nordsyn - surveillance cooperation for green products
Ms. Lovisa Blomqvist, Swedish Energy Agency

Development of an OIML Document on Pre-market Surveillance
Mr. Paul Dixon, the International Bureau of Legal Metrology

Market Surveillance plans for Sweden
Ms. Kim Reenaas, Swedish National Electrical Safety Board

Market Surveillance in the Czech Republic
Mr. Matúš Žiga, Department of International Cooperation and Information Systems, Czech Trade Inspection Authority

Market Surveillance in the Republic of Serbia
Ms. Vera Despotović, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia

Consumer Rights Protection Centre and Market Surveillance in the Republic of Latvia
Ms. Linda Rinkule, Deputy Director of the Consumer Rights Protection Centre of the Republic of Latvia