International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Organisation internationale de normalisation
Organización Internacional de Normalización
Internationale Organisation für Normung
Mezdunarodnaja Organizacija po Standartizacii
1947-02 Geneva Switzerland
Established to follow up the work of H-XH0134 - International Federation of National Standardizing Associations (ISA), 1926-1942, and of H-XH4857 - United Nations Standards Coordinating Committee, 1944-1946.
Promote development of standardization and related activities worldwide with a view to facilitating international exchange of goods and services and to developing cooperation in the sphere of intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activity.
Events2022-05-31 | Nara, Japan – Plenary Meeting
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General Assembly (annual). Council, consisting of ISO officers (President, 2 Vice-Presidents, Treasurer and Secretary-General) and 18 elected Member Bodies. Technical Management Board, comprising Chairman and 12 elected Member Bodies. Technical Committees (TCs) for each domain dealt with (190 TCs), including ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee on Information Technology (JTC 1). Central Secretariat, headed by Secretary- General. Membership limited to one member per country.
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