1st ECOWAS Quality Infrastructure Forum

1st ECOWAS Quality Infrastructure Forum

The ECOWAS Commission organized a forum on Regional Quality Infrastructure, in Dakar, Senegal, from the 29th of January to the 1st of February  2018.

This Forum is part of the dynamic of the implementation of the Common Industrial Policy and the ECOWAS Quality Policy, both adopted by the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government.

It was organised within the framework of the West Africa Quality System Programme (WAQSP) funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

The objective of this Forum was to bring together the principal regional and international actors on quality on the main themes, in order to strengthen the promotion and sustainability of the regional quality infrastructure being set up. The following activities were carried out during the Forum:

  • Set up of the remaining structures of the ECOWAS Regional Quality  Infrastructure Scheme, particularly the Community Council for Quality (CCQ) and the ECOWAS Quality Agency (ECOWAQ);
  • Organisation of the WAQSP fourth Enlarged Steering Committee meeting;
  • Promotion of the quality system (regulation and technical structures), set up in the region;
  • Mobilisation of technical and financial partners, for the financing of activities related to the promotion of quality in the region;
  • Mobilisation and sensitization of all concerned actors, particularly consumers and businesses, on the issues of quality culture.
Tags: No tags

Add a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment