ANSI has served as the contractor for the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA's) U.S.-China Standards Conformity Assessment Cooperation Program (SCACP) since 2013.
Currently in Phase V of the project, the U.S.-China SCACP focuses on market access, technical exchanges, and standards harmonization between U.S. and Chinese experts. Phase V features 20 workshops over a 3-year period in China and cover sectors that align with U.S. private industry’s commercial objectives, such as energy, medical devices, and green building.
The U.S. – India Standards and Conformance Cooperation Program (SCCP) Phase II facilitates interaction and engagement between the public and private sectors in the United States and India. The goal is to increase cooperation in the areas of standards, conformity assessment, and technical regulations in three sectors of interest to industry: smart and sustainable cities, water and sanitation, and clean energy.
Sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and coordinated by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the program aims to facilitate India’s development of transparent and streamlined standards, conformity assessment, and a technical regulations system.
Under the SCCP II, ANSI develops and delivers six workshops in India that address standards related issues in the sectors of interest.
Sponsored by USTDA and coordinated by ANSI in partnership with Power Africa, the U.S.-Africa CESP provides a forum through with industry and government representatives from the U.S. and Sub-Saharan Africa can cooperate on issues relating to standards, conformity assessment, and technical regulations for clean energy technologies. The CESP also aims to foster relationships that facilitate U.S.-Africa technical exchange; and exchange up-to-date information on the latest issues and developments in the clean energy space.
Under the current phase of the program, ANSI will coordinate workshops in Africa until September 2021.
The U.S.-Africa Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Standards Program is designed to share ICT standards information and practices with government officials and industry in Sub-Saharan Africa and facilitate engagement with the U.S. public and private sectors.
Sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, the program will facilitate the development and implementation of ICT sector standards, testing protocols, regulatory procedures and adherence to internationally accepted industry-led standards. ANSI will coordinate 4 workshops between December 2020 and June 2022.
The U.S.-Indo Pacific Standards & Technology Cooperation Program (STCP) will convene government officials and industry representatives from the U.S. and Indo-Pacific region to share important commercial and industrial standards information and practices. Doing so enables decision-makers to develop and implement standards, testing protocols, and regulatory procedures that align with international best practices.
Sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), the STCP will coordinate 12 technical workshops in the Indo-Pacific region during the program’s duration (2019-2022). Topics include but are not limited to green technologies, transportation, smart cities, medical devices, information and communication technology (ICT), and energy.
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