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IEC participates in meeting of the Arab High Committee for Standardization

The Arab Industrial Development, Standardization and Mining Organization (AIDSMO) held its 55th meeting of the Arab High Committee for Standardization on 25 March, on Arab Standardization Day.
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Standardizing quantum technologies

A Joint Symposium on Standards for Quantum Technologies brought together stakeholders from the major SDOs. It was important to have a structured discussion on where standards would be useful.

Digital boot camp for future standards professionals

IEC and DKE have organized a virtual edition of the “Standard in a day” boot camp, which rings beginners up to speed with standardization.
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IECEx has a new single logo

IECEx, the IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmospheres, has a new single logo trademark design.
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IEC 61010-2-130:2021
Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Particular requirements for equipment intended to be used in educational establishments by children
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