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The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) is one of the key performance indicators (KPI) of the country’s national quality infrastructure. The first is the National Quality Policy (NQP) adopted by the cabinet. The other KPI is the Legal Infrastructure consisting of the Standards Act No 18 of 2005, the Metrology Amendment Act No 17 of 2005 and the Accreditation Board of Namibia Act No 8 of 2005.

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To be recognised as the centre of excellence for standardisation in Namibia.

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Promoting standardisation of products for the safety of consumers, protection of the environment and improved access to global markets.

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The NAMS/ISO 31000:2019 Risk Management Officially gazetted

The NAMS/ISO 31000:2019 Risk Management Officially gazetted as a Namibian Standard ISO 31000 provides principles and generic guidelines on how companies can integrate risk-based decision making into an organization’s governance, planning, management, reporting, policies, values and culture. What are the benefits to the business? ISO 31000 assist organizations develop a risk management strategy to effectively […]

UNAM signs cooperation agreement with NSI

The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) and the University of Namibia (UNAM) entered into a cooperation agreement to strengthen participation of academia in the area of standards development and coordination, certification, testing and metrology. The agreement was signed by Ms Chie Wasserfall, Chief Executive Officer: Namibian Standards Institution and Professor Lazarus Hangula, UNAM Vice Chancellor, at […]

NSI & NCRST sign strategic partnership agreement

The National Commission for Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) and the Namibia Standards Institution (NSI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) towards Strengthening Research, Science, Technology and Innovation at NSI, in line with the priority areas outlined in the National Programme on Research Science and Technology. The agreements outline also includes: Strengthen technical capacity to […]

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