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"MARS" Group meeting (13th Meeting)

24 - 25 June 2015
Prague Czechia

The MARS Group held its 13th meeting in Prague, Czech Republic from 24 to 25 June 2015, at the invitation of Czech Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing hosted by Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic.

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Welcome address
Dr. Marion Stoldt, Chairperson, Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies

Information and plans, follow-up of the WP.6 and MARS
Ms. Lorenza Jachia, Secretary to WP.6, UNECE

Online Market Surveillance
Mr. Martijn Hendriksen, Policy Officer on Market Surveillance for Products, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission

Mapping of other market surveillance networks
Ms. Amina Makboul, Market Surveillance Coordinator, SWEDAC

Global and regional market surveillance networks

Template for exchanging information between MSAs

Cooperation between MSA and economic operators / consumers
Mr. Paul Walker, Chartered Trading Standards Institute of the UK

Current Activities in International Cooperation in Czech Trade Inspection Authority
Ms. Dana Manová, Head of International Cooperation Department, Central Inspectorate – Czech Trade Inspection Authority

Market surveillance in the Eurasian Economic Commission
Mrs. Viktoria Chepelova, Adviser, Eurasian Economic Commission

Market surveillance in the Republic of Serbia (Management Information System, National RAPEX and New System for Intellectual Property Rights – INES plus) – the significance for the further development of inter sector and regional cooperation
Ms. Vera Despotović, Senior Advisor for Coordination and Improvement Intersectional and Regional Cooperation in the field of Market Surveillance, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia

Overview of the Blue Guide, issued by the Commission and the main changes since the last revision
Mr. Daniel Bodnar, Metrology Expert, Romanian Bureau of Legal Metrology

New Law of the Czech Republic on Conformity Assessment and Market Surveillance
Mr. Igor Švarc, Legislation Department, Czech Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing Safety at Child Playgrounds - Market surveillance as a basis for development of self-regulatory instruments

Safety at Child Playgrounds - Market surveillance as a basis for development of self regulatory instruments
Mr Libor Dupal, Chairman of the Board of the Czech Consumer Association