News wires and other web-sites that are recite of standardization in ex-Soviet space somewhat distorting reality. But it does not occur and not so much for they consciously conceal something, the problem would rather to be accounted of flawed journalism’s nature. It can be very limited room for news in each regular circulation and an editor uses only part of it having been ensured the selected pieces of news would be take the readers fancy. Therewith, very few of them have enough patience to delve in lower part of any webpage. A journalist, at bottom, is put in the predicament whereby he has to choose a bunch of events from thousands happening every day in standardization around all over the world. And he does the selection from more or less valid information of his subjective journalist’s point of view. Above all else, he is weighed with his choice by dead-lines and what would be called ‘typically editorial clichés’ urges, for example, to be using statement about some conference just because it was large, abundant on buzzing establishers’ names and was rich on loud – from the first impression – announces, manipulated in other web-sites and newspapers. It is no room for low-key but interesting in its essence event, and nobody knows about them since nobody circulates marks about them.
News wires in the course of time resemble video. An eye gets on grasping only the center of the composition, but even there many distinctions are constantly neglected. Why, center? How come anything really important cannot be happen behind any title character? We will do it another way. Let us see what events didn’t creep into your head from the sides of irrelevant web-sites and from the front pages in special periodicals. Focus – second half of 2012 year. Smack! Observe CIS (i.e. Commonwealth of Independent States) standardization photos.
Have kicked a wheel, seems like working, well, give the certificate
In July of 2012, in Central Asia Turkmenistan an earnest row erupted. It emerged that national standardization body called Turkmenstandart had given code certificates on motor vehicles, which hadn’t been appropriated to local climate of this post-soviet republic and turning up injurious to health noises source, they had had deficient brakes also. In the process of certification, state-run officials sometimes limited themselves just an external examination of car. They didn’t even betake themselves to special tools trying inner parts of vehicles.
The state rules were broke, among other things, when one state-run organization collaborated with another. There is a mandatory standard which prescribes mandatory certification for all imported trucks. Well, from all truck «Howo» that was in disposal of Turkmen police only 1855 was certified. Having searched all trespasses and leaped to a conclusion that these ones have led to damage of roadways and growth of car accidents’ quantity.
For ISO 9000 specialists in Prague
Tajikistan levels up competence of its officials who works for Tajikstandart – national standardization body. According to provisional arrangement of the state’s government and Technical and Test Institute for construction, Prague, a few Czech specialists came in Dushanbe – Tajikistan’s capital. They undertook educational work with Tajik auditors, specializing on quality management systems. Educational package spanned such items as a content of ISO 9001 ‘Quality management systems. Requirements’. That particular normative document often is used in certification, for it consists of concrete demands that should be implemented. The training for auditors took 10 days. Czechs sheared with their colleges by experience of developing and managing of normative documentation. It is a compulsory provision of efficient functioning to some quality management system. European professionals told their listeners of methods and tricks of creating auditors’ plan and its ensuing actualization.
Certificate as weaponry against separatists
On the eve, 25 of December, Nina Shtansky, a chief of Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (i.e. PMR) Foreign Office has been giving an interview to a Russian information agency ‘RIA Novosty’. PMR is de facto independent country which isn’t recognized by any other state of CIS states. It had been detached from Moldova as a result of a military conflict to be broken out in the early ninetieths. Nina Shtansky says that PMR’s companies, which would be prefer to sell their products in Moldavia, have to collect certificate of origin. On the other hand, according to Moldavian legislation this accessible just the firms which have registration on the territory of Moldova. Paying attention to that PMR works completely independent from Moldova and elaborated its own rules for business, the provision drawn is made unacceptable. Nina Shtansky adds the book-keeping documentation should be formalized with the use of the Romanian language, but inhabitants of PMR speak Russian only. It stands to mention that industry is driving force of PMR’s economy. The country capitalizes exporting its production abroad, quite often quasi-legally and cross the territory of Ukraine.
Azerbaijan: common ground with partners and 70% of nonconformities
In summer of the year, recently developed, Office of state control on technical regulation and standardization of Azerbaijan has fulfilled 305 in different local companies. 117 from this quantity belongs to production plant, 188 – to service business. These and that irregularities and malpractice was opened in 174 companies. So, 70% local companies have essential problems with quality. These results rub along with successes in international negotiations in the topic. Suffice to say in second part of the year Azerbaijan was getting mutual agreements in standardization and certification with 5 countries: Turkey, Georgia, Israel, Lithuania, and The United Arab Emirates. Notably that former soviet republic is planning to signify an agreement of mutual recognizing of certificates with United Arab Emirates.
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It might be a bit unjust no mentioning in this text Russia. In November of 2012
Minselkhoz of Russia made a decision to launch electronic system for veterinary certification. The Benefit of the system should lie in quicker formalizing of certain documents. However, stakeholders remind a curiosity of the informational electronic system ‘Argus’ for fisheries sector in connection with new system. It sparked a bunch of blames just for dexterity of work with the system.