World Quality Day is traditionally annually celebrated on the second Thursday of November. Many countries carry out various events that coincide with the World Quality Day in order to highlight the importance of continuous improvement of the quality of goods and services for sustainable development of the society and the state.
2021 was not an exception. International Forum «World Quality Day- 2021» was held in Moscow on the 10-12th of November 2021 in a semi-digital format.
The below-mentioned entities performed as organizers of the International Forum:
- Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
- Russian Quality System (Roskachestvo)
- Federal Agency for Technical Regulating and Metrology ( GOST R)
- Federal Service for Accreditation (RusAccreditation)
- National Scientific Competence Center
Welcome speeches to the participants of the Forum were presented by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and by the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko.
Plenary session was devoted to the topic «Sustainable Development in the Context of Global Challenges». Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko, President of the European Organization for Quality (EOC) Torolf Paulschus, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Riccardo Valentini addressed to the participants of the Forum.
State Secretary-Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Khersontsev, CEO of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulating and Metrology Anton Shalaev, Head of the Russian Quality System (Roskachestvo) Maxim Protasov, Head of the Federal Service for Accreditation (RusAccreditation) Nazariy Skrypnik and others took part in the discussions during the plenary session.
More than 30 thematic sessions took place in the framework of the International Forum.
Russian Standardization Institute (FSBI «RST») participated in the events of the International Forum «World Quality Day-2021» which became a unique discussion platform for examination of the matters of quality, efficiency and sustainable development. Head of the Department of Organizational Development of FSBI «RST», leading expert of the Competition for the nomination for the Award of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of quality Zhanna Mikava performed with the report «Companies on the Way to the Implementation of the Model of the Award of the Government of the Russian Federation in the Field of Quality ( Small Enterprises)».