International forum - World Quality Day - 2021

November 12, 2021

On November 10-12, an international forum „World Quality Day — 2021“ was held in Moscow with the support of the UN.
The forum was organized by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Roskachestvo, Rosstandart and Rosaccreditation, NSC, with the support of the European Organization for Quality and the Asia-Pacific Organization for Quality, the Roscongress Foundation and the Russian Society „Knowledge“.

The main topics of the forum were the best prac-tices for improving the quality and efficiency of business processes in various industries.

The UNIDO CIIC in the Russian Federation representatives took part in the section “International practices in the field of increasing the level of business excellence of organizations”. The section was moderated by Pavel Titov. President of the All-Russian public organization „Business Russia“, President of PJSC „Abrau-Dyurso“. Among the speakers were Ulf Gustavsson, Secretary General of the European Organization for Quality, Pedro Saravia, Vice President of the Portuguese Organization for Quality (APQ), Avelino Brito, Director of the Spanish Association for Quality (AEC), and others.

At the section, a report was made on UNIDO’s international experience in standardization in the field of environmental performance of industrial enterprises. In particular, UNIDO is developing the QI4SD Quality Infrastructure for Sustainable Development Index. The index allows you to assess the general state of development of a country and / or region and the readiness of the quality infrastructure (QI) to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

According to the organizers, the forum attracted more than 30 thousand people, among whom were heads of organizations and enterprises, quality specialists and representatives of foreign organizations and alliances in the field of quality.