Saturday, August 1, 2020 - Thursday, August 20, 2020

Call for Proposals – Calibration Project for Strengthening Technical Capacities in Quality Control for Air quality Monitoring Networks in Latin American and Caribbean Cities

This project aims to provide improved traceability to Ozone measurements in Latin American and Caribbean cities whose National Metrology Institutes or Designated Institutes do not have a primary standard. It contemplates a series of activities that will be implemented in a span of three months beginning in August and ending in October 2020. The application deadline for institutes interested in participating in this calibration project is August 20, 2020.

Monday, August 10, 2020 - Friday, August 21, 2020

Capacity Assessment of a lighting lab at the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards

This activity seeks to assess the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) 's organizational and technical capacity to operate an internationally recognized Energy Efficiency (EE) testing laboratory for lighting products that can serve 15 member states of the Caribbean Community. The assessment will help TTBB strengthen their knowledge of the Lab's operation, identify gaps in the laboratory and its equipment, training needs, and propose concrete solutions to close the gaps.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Strengthening technical capacities in quality control for air quality monitoring networks in Latin American cities

The webinar is targeting staff from air quality monitoring stations from the region. Participants will learn about the importance of traceability in ozone measurement and compliance with air quality standards. During this webinar, SEDI will launch a call to participate in an Ozone certification project for cities in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI) implements this activity in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards (NIST) of the United States.