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The International Federation of Inspection Agencies website provides information about the wide range of activities that the association undertakes.

IFIA aims to improve the methods, standards, safety procedures and rules used by its members for the benefit of both them and their stakeholders.

IFIA works closely with governmental and trade bodies in the realisation of its goals. Founded in 1982, IFIA is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and is a non-profit making organisation.

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IFIA 35th General Assembly Meeting Event December 6-7 in Geneva

November 7th 2017

35th Annual General Assembly event of IFIA to be hosted by SGS, On 6-7 December 2017, in Geneva. On the 6th of December 2017, IFIA will be organising a half-day conference to address one of the key topics that is ranking high on many stakeholders’ agendas, namely Digitalisation. Nowadays, virtually all sectors are impacted by Read More

IFIA and CEOC Position Paper on the Cybersecurity Act

October 27th 2017

Digitalisation offers a wealth of opportunities; however, these can be hampered by security threats for citizens, industry, and governments alike. IFIA and CEOC International, on behalf of the independent third-party Testing Inspection Certification (TIC) sector, welcome the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Cybersecurity Certification Framework (the “Framework”) for ICT products and Read More

IFIA sign MoU with ACIL

September 9th 2017

IFIA strengthened their cooperation with the American Council of Independent Labs (ACIL) through the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding. The two organisations share common understandings on several key issues in the field of independent conformity assessment and the agreement will thus provide an opportunity to speak with a single voice on issues of common Read More

IFIA and CEOC Joint Position Paper on EU Cybersecurity

July 27th 2017

IFIA and CEOC International have published a joint position paper in support of the European Commission’s efforts to raise the level of trust and security within the connected society and stress the necessity of a clear regulatory framework to security testing and certification with harmonized standards across a variety of areas to allow Conformity Assessment Read More

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