Information Society Standardization System (ISSS)

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History

24-25 Feb 1997, Brussels (Belgium), within the framework of European Committee for Standardization (CEN). Also referred to as I-triple-S and as CEN/ISSS. Replaces European Workshop for Open Systems (EWOS) and European Committee for Information Technology Testing and Certification (ECITC). Terminated prior to 2013.

Aims

In response to the need for greater industry participation in the current market-driven approach to Global Information Infrastructure and the Global Information Society: include all relevant European Information Society standardization activities under a single umbrella; provide a one-stop shop for those with standardization requirements within CEN's field and a range of products to meet those requirements as rapidly and effectively as possible.

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Activities

Organizes workshops. Provides services through 3 different means: 'CEN Technical Committees' - in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), producing European Standards and pre-standards; 'Workshops' - producing specifications on a consensus basis as pre-Standards, guidance or other material, workshops include E-business Board for European Standardization (eBES) - European input to the United Nations EDIFACT process - Electronic Data Interchange for business and administration.

Structure

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Research, Standards
    • Standards
  • Informatics, Classification
    • Informatics
  • Cybernetics
    • Systems

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

E3512

Last News Received

12. Jul 2013
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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