SN / Norway

Contact person

Ms. Merete Holmen Murvold
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
Consumer Advisory Board in Standards Norway Ms. Eirik Annexstad, Ministry of Children and Family Affairs
Consumer Advisory Board in Standards Norway Ms. Kjersti Larssen, Ministry of Children and Family Affairs
Consumer Advisory Board in Standards Norway Mr. Terje Kili, Consumer Council of Norway
Consumer Advisory Board in Standards Norway Ms. Bente Tornsjo, Directorate for Civil Protection
Consumer Advisory Board in Standards Norway Mr. Finn Aas, Consumer Council of Norway

 

Consumer representation on international and regional technical committees of priority interest for consumers:

Product safety (especially domestic appliances and water safety, protection against drowning)
IEC/TC 59, Performance of household and similar electrical appliances Ms. Tone Berg anf Kjersti Eilertsen, National Institute for Consumer Research
IEC/TC 61, Safety of household and similar electrical appliances Mr. Tor Oynes, Directorate for Civil Protection
Nanotechnology
ISO/TC 229, Nanotechnologies Ms Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Work research institute (consumer representative)
Environmental issues (EMS, energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, climate change)
ISO/TC 207, Environmental management Ms. Marianne Eskeland, Nordic Ecolabelling
Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility Mr. Jacob Bomann Larsen, Ministry of Children and Family Affairs
Other committees
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility Ms. Victoria Thoresen, The Consumer Citizenship Network
ISO/TC 250 Project committee: Sustainability in event management Ms. Kjersti Larssen, Environmental NGO

 

National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
SN/K 298 Nanotechnology (mirror commitee of ISO TC 229) Mr. Harald Throne-Holst, National Institute for Consumer Research
SN/K 204 Mirror committee of ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility Ms. Kristin Holter, Ethical Trade Initiative (in addition to the 2 experts)
SN/K 531 Design for all requirements for services Ms. Aina Olsen, Norwegian Directorate for Health Affairs
SN/K 531 Design for all requirements for services Mr. Terje Kili, Consumer Council of Norway
SN/K 531 Design for all requirements for services Mr Stein Erik Skotkjerra, Organization for the Blind
SN/K 531 Design for all requirements for services Ms. Guri Henriksen, Norwegian Disabled Organization
SN/K 289 Accessible outdoor environment Mr. Geir Endregard, Allergy Organization
SN/K 289 Accessible outdoor environment Mr. Geir Endregard, Allergy Organization
SN/K 289 Accessible outdoor environment Ms. Karen Kjeldsberg Pihl, Norwegian Directorate for Health Affairs
SN/K 289 Accessible outdoor environment Ms. Hege Korsmo Henrichsen, Organization for the Blind
SN/K 289 Accessible outdoor environment Ms. Guri Henriksen, Norwegian Disabled Organization
SN/K 289 Accessible outdoor environment Ms. Sissel Gjoen, Deaf Organisation
SN/K 024 Accessible building (mirror commitee ISO/TC 59) Mr. Oddvin Farestveit, Norwegian Directorate for Health Affairs
SN/K 024 Accessible building (mirror commitee ISO/TC 59) Mr. Sverre Fuglerud, Organization for the Blind
SN/K 024 Accessible building (mirror commitee ISO/TC 59) Ms. Tine Overlier, Public Advisory Board for Disabled People
SN/K 266 Cosmetics (mirror commitee of ISO 217) Ms. MarianneEskeland, Environmental Labelling Organization
NK 108 Safety and environmental electrionical equip (mirror commitee of IEC 108) Mr. Per-Kristian Næss, Directorate for Civil Orotection
NK 34 Lamps (mirror committee IEC TC 34) Ms. Hanne Holt, Directorate for Civil Protection
SN/K 211 Mirror commitee of ISO/TC 223, Societal Security Mr. Gunnar Hem, Directorate for Civil Protection
SN/K 278 Mirror commitee of ISO/TC 234 Fishery Mr. Finn Aas, Consumer Council of Norway

 

Consumer representation for other types of consultation:

In addition 9 national committees in the consumer area: SN/K 270 (mirror of ISO/TC 145) - 1 consumer, SN/K 292 Condition assessment of buildings - 1 consumer, SN/K 004 Area and volume of buildings - 1 consumer, SN/K 147 /mirror of CEN/TC 161) food packaging - 1 consumer, SN/K 083 Stoves and fire places - 1 consumer, SN/K 514 Contracts for buildings services - 2 consumers, SN/K 520 Disign for all ICT - 1 consumer, SN/K 525 Personal assistance services - 1 consumer, SN/K 254 Ecommerce - 1 consumer, SN/K 186 E-learning (mirror committee of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36, SN/K 178 RFID - 1 consumer, SN/K 127 (morror of ISO/TC 207) - 1 consumer, SN/K 001 Acoustics - 1 consumer
In the definition of consumer representative, representatives of authorities in the consumer area, that is Ministry of Family Affairs, Directorate of Civil Protection and Directorate for Health Affairs have been included. In some cases they can represent the consumer voice.

 

Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Financial support
  • Training
  • Education materials

The Ministry of Children and Family Affairs offers travel cost funding for consumer representatives in standardization work (both national, european and in ISO work). Limited to total 11.000 USD.

 

Information on consumer-oriented standards, legislation and related issues:

  • Reports
    NS 11011 Accessible tourism. Requirements for labelling system (link)
    NS 11001 Universal design of building constructions (link)