On 25 May 2016, during the EA General Assembly in Windsor, UK, EA and the European Testing, Inspection and Certification System (ETICS) signed an agreement entitling the latter to become a Recognized Stakeholder of EA.
Picture from the left: Thomas Facklam, EA Chairman, and Pierre de Ruvo, Secretary General & CEO of ETICS.
The European Testing, Inspection and Certification System (ETICS), formerly the European Electrical Products Certification Association (EEPCA) whose Recognized Stakeholder agreement with EA has been terminated with immediate effect in Windsor, has been given the EA Recognised Stakeholder status and entered into a new agreement with EA in accordance with EA-1/15 A: 2014 – EA Policy for Relations with Stakeholders.
The status of EA Recognized Stakeholder entitles ETICS to:
– attend meetings of the EA General Assembly;
– participate in the work of Technical Committees, Working Groups and Task Forces of EA;
– be granted with appropriate level of access to the EA Intranet;
– contribute to the development of EA documentation, providing inputs and comments, although not being entitled to vote on their approval;
– arrange joint cultural/educational initiatives, such as conferences, seminars, workshops, training courses and other pertinent activities.