Rwanda Standards Board

ISO Regional Conformity Assessment workshop on product certification

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in collaboration with Rwanda Bureau of Standards (RBS) has organized a Regional Conformity Assessment workshop on product certification practices to ISO members.


The workshop aims at providing latest information on understanding the ISO/IEC standards and guides that set out the internationally agreed practices on conformity assessment activities the “CASCO toolbox”. Furthermore, specific focus will be made with respect to product certification practices and associated standards, and to respond to issues of special interest to the region.

Location and targeted audience

This ISO Regional workshop will be held at Umubano Hotel in Kigali from the 16th to the 18th of August 2011 and targets a total of 45 participants from the African continent involved in conformity assessment activities.



The workshop will build the competency of conformity assessment bodies which will enhance the quality of service delivery. Conformity assessment plays a critical role in building confidence for sustainable development and trade