Current Country

Date Adopted


Current Status

Trade Association Contact


Austria   Mandatory 15 certified agencies (1st group started in 2004; 2nd finished 2005).
9 agencies to be re-audited in June 2006.
Renate Skoff
Czech Republic   Mandatory 19 certified agencies; 1 in process of certification and 1 more certified before year end Ludka Raimondova
Ireland 2003 Mandatory 33 certified agencies1 is being audited and not completed yet Gerry Davis
India   Mandatory 3 certified agencies Jayoti Lahiri
Switzerland   Voluntary 6 certified agencies Christian Koenig
UK   Mandatory 138 certified agencies. Implementing CMS II. Internal discussion taking place re CMS IIII Patrick Barrow

Total: 210

Finland   Voluntary 10 agencies being audited? Kaija Langenskiold
Germany     DNV Germany presenting to GPRA Management Committee 27.04.06 Gertrude Masuch  
Greece Target: Q1 2006 Will be mandatory Held preliminary meeting with DNV Rita Malicouti
Italy Target 2006 Voluntary DNV presented to Council Rosanna D’Antona
Nigeria   Voluntary Due to hold prelim meeting with DNV Q4 2005? Nn’emeka Maduebuna
Poland   Voluntary Some agencies working towards 1st audits Pawel Trochimiuk  
Portugal 2005 Voluntary Launched summer 2005? Alexandre Cordeiro
Russia 2006