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For a complete list of completed Standards Alliance activities please see the chronological list of Recent Standards Alliance Activities below or visit the country/region tabs for region-specific activities.

Past Standards Alliance activities:


Pilot Workshop for Sustainable Cities - ISO 37101: Sustainable Urban Planning
September 15-16, 2020, Yopougon, Côte d'Ivoire


West African Training on Petroleum Standards: Building Awareness for International Best Practices
November 18 - 23, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

RIA Training with Parliamentarians and Other Government Officials
September 23-24, Livingstone, Zambia

Standards Alliance Workshop on Standards to Support SMEs
August 21-22, 2019, Lusaka, Zambia

U.S.–Cote d’Ivoire Training on ISO37101: Awareness Building for Sustainable Cities
August 13, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Roundtable on National Quality Infrastructure as Side Event at U.S.-Africa Business Summit
June 20, Maputo, Mozambique

Evidence-Based Regulatory Decision Making: Regulatory Impact Analysis “Training of Trainers” Workshop
May 13-17, 2019, Livingstone, Zambia

Senegal Commission on Food Safety Re-Established with Standards Alliance Support
March 28, 2019, Dakar, Senegal

Standards Alliance Organizes U.S.–Cote d’Ivoire Training on ISO37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems
March 26-28, 2019, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire


Mozambique Workshop on Standards and Conformity Assessment: Tools to Facilitate Trade and Market Access
December 3 – 4, Maputo, Mozambique

Zambia Workshop on Standards for Liquid Cooking Fuels
November 1, 2018 Lusaka, Zambia

National Enquiry Point/National Notification Authority Trainings in West Africa
October 2018, Ghana, Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire

Second Regulatory Impact Analysis Training in Zambia
July 19-20, Lusaka, Zambia

Three-part consumer protection roadshow workshop series in West Africa
June 25, 27, and 29, 2018, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire

Standards Alliance Supports Africa Organization for Standardization (ARSO) 2018 General Assembly
June 18-22, 2018, Durban, South Africa

U.S.–Mozambique Workshop Celebrating World Metrology Day and a Guide to Good Regulatory Practices
May 21 and 22, Maputo, Mozambique

West Africa Training on Textiles and Apparel Standards
March, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire

U.S. – Zambia Trade and Investment Workshop
March 13 and 14, Lusaka, Zambia

Colombia Delegation Visit and Workshop on Regulatory Coherence and Convergence
January 19, 2018, Washington DC


West Africa Risk-Based Consumer Production Orientation Visit
October 10-13, 2017, Washington DC

Standards Alliance Sends Leonardo Academy Representative to Present in Namibia
October 4-6, 2017, Swakopmund, Namibia

Vietnam Delegation Visit to the U.S.
Washington, D.C, Columbus, OH, and Detroit, MI, September 11-15, 2017

Standards Alliance Workshop on Sharing Best Practices in Chemicals Regulation.
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, August 22-23, 2017

APEC Advanced TBT & Good Regulatory Practice Workshop
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 18-24, 2017

Using the National Quality Policy to Promote U.S. – Mozambique Trade and Investment
Mozambique, August 10, 2017

U.S.-Gulf Conference on Good Regulatory Practices (GRP) and Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA)
April 24-26, 2017, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Workshop on Regulatory Impact Analysis in Zambia
April 24-25, 2017 Zambia

Three-Part Workshop Roadshow in West Africa
March 31 – April 5, 2017, West Africa

Standards Alliance Workshop on Key Aspects of Good Regulatory Practice
March 15-16, 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia

Phase II: PERU Workshop on Medical Device Regulation and Standards: Policy and Technical Aspects
January 24 -25, 2017, Lima, Peru


Ghana delegation visit for textiles and apparel
December 6-7, 2016, Washington, DC

ANDEAN-Mexican delegation visit to the U.S.
December 4-10, 2016, Washington, D.C, Detroit, MI, and Corinth, MS

Uganda workshop on ethanol standards
November 15, 2016, Kampala, Uganda

Food Additives, A Global Perspective on Safety Evaluation and Use in Vietnam and Indonesia
September 13 and 15, 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam and Jakarta, Indonesia

African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) – Training on Conformity Assessment
June 20-24, 2016, Arusha, Tanzania

Workshop on Automotive Standards and Regulations in the Americas
COPANT April 18-22, 2016, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Workshop on WTO TBT and SPS Agreements
March 21-22, 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

Focused Enquiry Point Capacity Building Training
March 2016, Kenya

High Level Symposium to Enhance Regulator Expertise on the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
February 9-10, 2016 Mexico City, Mexico


COLOMBIA Orientation visit to Washington, D.C.
November 30 – December 3, 2015, Washington, DC

PERU Workshop on Medical Device Regulation and Standards: Policy and Technical Aspects
November 2-4, 2015 in Lima, Peru

Workshop on notifications and public consultation
August 6-8, 2015, Arusha, Tanzania

Central America Conference on Textiles Standards and Customs Procedures
June 23-24, 2015, Guatemala City, Guatemala

June 1-2, 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa

Workshop on the code of good Practice
May 12-13, 2015, Bogota, Colombia.

ISO national mirror committee training
March 30 – April 1, 2015, Maseru, Lesotho


North American Conference on Good Regulatory Practice
December 10-11, 2014, Mexico City, Mexico

Training on Conformity Assessment
November 3-7, 2014, Mexico City, Mexico

Workshop on regulatory decision-making
October 29-30, 2014, Lima, Peru

Joint assessment meetings
May 2014, Mexico City, Mexico

Joint assessment meetings in Vietnam and Laos
April 7-11, 2014

Standards in Trade conference: Conformity Assessment in the Electric and Electronics Sector
March 2014, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Joint assessment meetings in Kenya and Burundi
February 2014

Joint assessment meetings in Amman, Jordan, and Rabat, Morocco.
January 2014

Joint assessment meetings
January 2014, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Enquiry Point Benchmarking Visit to the U.S
January 13-17, 2014, Washington, DC


Training and National Enquiry Point Exchange
December 9-11, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Training for National Enquiry Points.
December 2013, Lesotho, Malawi, and Zambia

Joint assessment meetings in Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa
November 19-21, 2013

Standards Alliance Inaugural U.S. Event
September 26, 2013, Washington, DC
Opening ceremony and cocktail reception including high-level speakers from USAID, USTR, Department of Commerce, and the Peruvian government

Training/information exchange on conformity assessment
September 19, 2013, Lima, Peru
U.S. participation by videoconference

Joint assessment meetings conducted in Bogota, Colombia.
August 2013
Work plan expected to be released in early 2014.

Training/information exchange on metrology and legal metrology
August 29, 2013, Lima, Peru

Best Practices in Standardization and Regulation: Experiences in the U.S. and Peru
August 6, 2013, Lima, Peru and August 8, 2013 Arequipa, Peru

Good Regulatory Practices: Shared Experiences of the United States and Indonesia
June 20-21, 2013 Jakarta, Indonesia
Exchange on interagency coordination and public consultation, with identification of areas for further cooperation.