Council and European Parliament agree on adapting EU standardisation rules
The regulation lays down procedures for developing harmonised standards within the EU. These harmonised standards make it easier to place products on the single market and thereby strengthen the EU’s competitiveness.
The proposed amendment introduces new requirements for European standardisation organisations (ESOs) to ensure the involvement of national standardisation bodies. Reinforcing the role of national representatives will improve the functioning of ESOs and enhance member states’ representation in their decision-making processes.
The amendment will also ensure the promotion of European values in developing European standards. That is particularly important in view of the ongoing digital transition.CONTINUE READING ON: www.consilium.europa.eu