E-business Board for European Standardization (eBES)

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Oct 1996, within the framework of D-XD0631 - Comité européen de normalisation (CEN), Western European EDIFACT Board (WEEB). Subsequently changed title to European Board for UN/EDIFACT Standardization (EBES), 2 Feb 1999, when restructured as a CEN/ISSS workshop. Current title adopted 23 May 2001, when restructured as a new workshop. Ceased to exist prior to 2016.


Act as a focal point within Europe for the standardization of technologies to exchange electronic business data; as the "European Entry point" for the UN-ECE/CEFACT electronic business standardization process, represent the European point of view in the global debate, including on the need for a multi-lingual and multi-cultural approach to B2B data interchange standardization; promote ebXML within Europe.


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Plenary, comprising registered participants (currently 22) and including Chair and Vice-Chair. Task Groups (TGs); Technical Coordination Group (TCG); eBES Expert Groups (eEGs).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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