IEC Strategic Plan

Three themes and nine goals

Global Impact Fund

An IEC initiative to address ESG challenges

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News on standards & CA Systems activities

86th IEC GM 2022

San Francisco, United States
31–10 to 4–11

The world of IEC

An animated video that shows the breadth and scope of IEC work

Watch to find out more about the crucial role of International standards and Conformity assessment in making the world safer and more efficient.











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IEC Community

Paving the way for gender responsive standards

A new guidance document has been issued by the joint strategic advisory group (JSAG) formed between IEC and ISO on gender responsive standards.
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Safety & security

Ex-perience is key in hazardous areas – new IECEx video

The theme of the third short video issued by IECEx, the IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres, focuses on the safety of workers operating in
A roundtable around the SDGs at the IEC General Meeting

A key SDG event will take place at the IEC General Meeting

An International roundtable on the UN Sustainable Development Goals will take place on 2 November at the IEC GM.
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Digital transformation

IEC SMART standards webinar

Register for the upcoming IEC SMART standards webinar to find out more about SMART, including the expected benefits to standards developers and users.
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IEC 61196-4:2022 CMV
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White papers

The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.

Briefing papers

In this section you are able to download brochures that give you a succinct overview of the IEC, its role and structure, how it impacts global trade and supports industry. You will find an outline of the IEC organizational strategy and a summary of IEC work in individual technology sectors.

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