Partnership agreement between the CEN and the ETUC

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On 22 May 2015, the Director of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN-CENELEC) and the Secretary General of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) officially signed a partnership agreement to bolster employee representation in the European standardization system.

The ETUC is recognized as an official partner of the CEN and will therefore be able to appoint representatives to take part in the work of the CEN Technical Committees. It will also be able to take part, as an observer, in the Annual General Assembly of the CEN and in meetings of the CEN Technical Board (CEN/BT).

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