Kick-Off Meeting of the Cross-Industry Taskforce on Conformity Assessment


As Ukraine decided its direction to the European Union with signing Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement and suppose to harmonize all legislation with EU standards, Conformity Assessment procedures are essential part of Ukrainian obligations formed in Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of industrial products aimed to significantly facilitate access of CE certified products to Ukraine.

Agenda of the event was the following:

  • Harmonization of Ukrainian sectoral and horizontal legislation with the European
  • Elimination of technical barriers to trade of imported goods in Ukraine – Agreement on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products
  • Legislative and regulatory gaps in the field of technical regulation
  • Procedure for assessing applicants for the appointment of conformity assessment bodies and verifying the legitimacy of their activities
  • Establishment of common approaches to product’s conformity assessment
  • Creation of a platform for interagency cooperation between technical regulation bodies in various spheres