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The European Committee for Standardization CEN

The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) is one of the three European Standardization Organisations (ESOs). A business facilitator in Europe, removing trade barriers for European industry and consumers.

Its mission is to foster the European economy in global trading, supporting regulation where it has technical aspects, the welfare of European citizens and the environment. Through its services it provides a platform for the development of European Standards and other technical specifications. More than 60,000 technical experts and 30 member countries are involved in the CEN.


Article last updated: 26 February 2015

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