The parties aim to reduce differences in standardization and compliance assessment. To this end, the parties may enter into mutual recognition agreements for compliance assessment. It makes its decisions and recommendations by mutual agreement between the two parties. Euro-Mediterranean agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, on the one hand, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on the other,THE BELGIUM REAL, THE DANEMARK REAL, THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC,THE SPANISH REPUBLIC, THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC, THE GREAT ,THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTH IRELAND “contracting parties to the treaty establishing the European Community and the treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Steel Community, referred to as the `Community`, of a part and the UNITED Kingdom of JORDAN, and the European Community, on the other hand, considering the importance of the traditional relations between the Community , their Member States and Jordan, and the common values they share, CONSIDERING that the Community, its Member States and Jordan wish to strengthen these relations and establish lasting relations on the basis of reciprocity and partnership, and continue to integrate the Jordanian economy into the European economy. CONSIDERING the importance that the parties attach to the principles set out in the UN Charter, in particular respect for human rights, democratic principles and political and economic freedoms, which form the very foundation of the association, CONSIDERING that the political and economic developments that have taken place in recent years in Europe and the Middle East, that its efforts to strengthen political stability and economic development of the region must be strengthened by the regional political and economic development , recognizing that Jordan must strengthen Jordan`s process of social and economic modernization with the aim of fully integrating its economy into the global economy and participating in the community of democratic countries, while recognizing that the process of social and economic modernization has been implemented by Jordan. , which Jordan has undertaken with the aim of fully integrating its economy into the global economy and participating in the community of democratic countries, the differences between Jordan and the Community in economic and social development must be strengthened. CONSCIENT To establish cooperation in the economic, scientific, technological, cultural, audiovisual and social fields with a view to improving mutual knowledge and understanding, taking into account the commitment of the Community and Jordan to free trade and, in particular, the respect of the rights and obligations arising from the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), considering that the Association Agreement offers a new climate for their economic relations and , in particular, to the development of economic trade. , investment and economic and technological cooperation,ONT AGREED AS FOLLOWS:Article 11.