Selection no. 1260716 & Albania IC project. Training to the general directorate of accreditation of albania (DPA)


Republic of Albania

Funding body

01/05/2019 – 30/10/2019


This assignment is part of the Albania Competitiveness and Investment Climate Project, which supports the Albanian government in its reform programme to improve the country’s competitiveness, address regulatory bottlenecks (including in relation to quality infrastructure) and facilitate investment and trade through improved market access.

The specific objective of this contract is to strengthen the capacities of the Directorate General for Accreditation (DPA) and its staff, both internal and external advisors, to provide accreditation services, in order to help them to meet accreditation requests from food certification bodies.

To this end, training is provided in: Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) ISO 22000 and ISO/TS 22003, FSSC 22000 certification, ISO/IEC 17025 (assessment of microbiological and chemical laboratories and official control laboratories), ISO/IEC 17065 (conformity assessment) and EU regulations in the food area.