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Organizations relating to Standards

Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 1988
European Group of Research into Norms / Guyancourt, France / Est. 1985
International Association of Electrical Inspectors / Richardson TX, USA / Est. 1928
Medico International - Aid in Developing Countries / Est. 1968
Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin-America / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1985
World Toilet Organization / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 2001
European Advertising Standards Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
International Organization of Legal Metrology / Paris, France / Est. 1955
International Federation of Standards Users / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1974
European Association of Jewish Community Centres / Paris, France
International Primal Association / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1973
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1969
Telecommunication Standardization Bureau / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1993
International Organization for Transportation by Rope / Bolzano, Italy / Est. 1959
International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research / Padua, Italy / Est. 1964
International Strabismological Association / Indianapolis IN, USA / Est. 1966
International Center for the Solution of Environmental Problems / Alpine TX, USA / Est. 1975
International Continence Society / Bristol, UK / Est. 1971
European Cooperation for Space Standardization / Noordwijk, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Web3D Consortium / Mountain View CA, USA / Est. 1996
African Development Aid Association / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1988
Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1973
Hunger Project / New York NY, USA / Est. 1977
The Sphere Project / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1997

View all profiles (165 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Standards

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Substandard shipping vessels
Inadequate standardization of procedures and equipment
Politicization of health standards
Restrictive agreements on product standards
Polluted drinking water
Denial of right to education
Inadequate working conditions
Discrimination against unattractive people
Lack of professional standards
Solvent and methylated spirits drinking
Misleading advertising
Resistance to internationally agreed standards
Domestic bias in the regulation of restrictive business practices
Restrictive building codes in urban areas
Adulteration of illicit drugs
Parochial telecommunications standards
Deviance
Lax university standards
Collapse of common values
Hypocrisy
Haphazard forms of social ethics
Government hypocrisy
Non-standardization of geographical names
Inadequate corporate governance
Conflicting interpretations of universal human rights

Action Strategies relating to Standards

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Standardizing hazard communication terminology
Regulating industrial environmental performance
Preventing occupational accidents
Eliminating abusive child labour
Standardizing hospital care
Constructing social morality
Influencing computer industry standards
Setting electronic standards
Developing environmental law databases
Raising standards of abattoirs
Establishing international phytosanitary standards
Offering flexible employment
Promoting international standardization of geographical nomenclature
Setting communication standards
Using natural resource accounting
Implementing standards in crime prevention
Improving compliance with international norms for discharges from ships
Improving standards of surgery
Developing code of conduct
Agreeing about international priorities
Strengthening national standards
Protecting national standards
Strengthening standards
Promoting observance of international labour standards
Enforcing radiation exposure standards and laws

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