World Accreditation Day (WAD) is a yearly initiative to raise avareness of accrreditation initiated by IAF and ILAC.
World Accreditation Day 2016 (Accreditation: A global tool to support Public Policy) focuses on the support accreditation delivers as a tool for all areas in the public sector – national and local government, regulators. Accreditation is a global tool that helps to address local, national and international needs for governments.
ILAC, IAF, ISO, IEC and IIOC has a joint web page showcasing case studies of accredited systems used to support public sector. See below link for more