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Organizations relating to Standards

International Electrotechnical Commission / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1906
GCC Standardization Organization / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 2001
EuroAsian Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification / Minsk, Belarus / Est. 1992
Asian-Oceanian Standard-Setters Group / New Delhi, India
Association of Standardized Patient Educators / Altamonte Springs FL, USA / Est. 2001
United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1997
Global Network for B2B Integration in High Tech Industries / Hoegaarden, Belgium / Est. 1986
CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 2002
African Organisation for Standardisation / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1977
Steering Committee on Trade Capacity and Standards / Geneva, Switzerland
Standards and Trade Development Facility / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2002
Global Organic Textile Standard International Working Group / Stuttgart, Germany / Est. 2008
International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1997
The Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 2010
European Health Industry Business Communications Council / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1991
Pacific Area Standards Congress / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 1972
Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel / Wellington, New Zealand / Est. 1983
Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards / Teddington, UK / Est. 1982
International Cooperation on Education About Standardization / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 2006
Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1973
World Association of Universities and Colleges / Henderson NV, USA / Est. 1993
Africa Now / Oxford, UK / Est. 1981
Canadian Standards Association / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1919
Society for Standards Professionals / Portsmouth NH, USA / Est. 1947
International Society of Wheelchair Professionals / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 2015
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute / Wayne PA, USA / Est. 1968
NATO Standardization Organization / Est. 1995
International Federation of National Standardizing Associations / Est. 1926
Intergovernmental Commission for Cooperation of Socialist Countries in the Field of Computer Technology / Est. 1969
Comité européen de coordination des normes électriques / Est. 1972
United Nations Standards Coordinating Committee / Est. 1944
European Health Committee / Est. 1966
International Network for Standardization of Higher Education Degrees / Geneva, Switzerland
Telecommunication Standardization Bureau / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1993
Postal Operations Council / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1994
IAGOD Commission on Paragenesis / Tübingen, Germany
Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1982
European Train Control System / Valenciennes, France / Est. 2008
PCI Security Standards Council / Wakefield MA, USA / Est. 2006
Health Standards Organization / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 2017
Convention Concerning Minimum Standards in Merchant Ships / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1976
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers / London, UK / Est. 1978
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel / London, UK / Est. 1995
Convention on the Application of Standards of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance / Est. 1974
Central American Convention on the Unification of the Fundamental Norms of Education / Est. 1962
Convention Concerning Basic Aims and Standards of Social Policy / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1962
Convention on Road Traffic Concerning the Dimensions and Weights of Vehicles Permitted to Travel on Certain Roads / Est. 1950
International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards / Est. 1988
International Convention Regarding the Standardisation of the Methods of Presenting the Results of the Analysis of Foodstuffs for Human Consumption and for Animals / Est. 1931
International Convention on the Standardization of Methods of Wine Analysis and Evaluation / Est. 1954

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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

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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