Transparency and TBT
On 22 June 2010, the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade (the TBT Committee) held its sixth information exchange meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.
Held on a biennial basis, these regular meetings provide WTO members with an opportunity to discuss issues relating to notification procedures and operations of the enquiry points for WTO member countries.
Business continuity management – guidance on exercising and testing for continuity and contingency programmes
Issue 19 – August 2010
PD 25666 gives appropriate guidance to all organisations on performing exercising, including testing activities, for continuity and contingency programmes. Arrangements for information technology systems also fall under this general guidance.
The purposes of PD 25666 are to:
- provide a basis for understanding, developing,and implementing an effective exercise programme within an organisation
- provide confidence in the organisation's ability to conduct exercises and tests with internal and external stakeholders
- assist the organisation in developing and assessing its exercising and testing capability in a consistent, cost-effective,and risk-assessed manner that reflects good practice
- encourage constant improvement in contingency and continuity programmes within an organisation.
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DRAFT STANDARD FOR COMMENT
DRHB141 Risk financing guidelines
The purpose of this handbook is to help organisations of all types to manage risk effectively, in those situations where risk financing is an appropriate form of risk treatment. It should be applied in conjunction with AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009
Public comment on this draft closes on 27 August 2010
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STANDARD IN DEVELOPMENT
Dairy herd testing revision
Committee: P8100 Revision
Manager: Hagen Kerr
Estimated publication date: May 2011
Comments: The committee met on 19 July. The five working groups are continuing to develop changes to the draft, and these will be presented at the next committee meeting to be scheduled for late September.