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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.
News & Features
Safety & security
A governance framework for cyber security
The vast majority of data breaches are caused by human error. That is why an effective cyber security strategy must address not only processes and technology but also people.
Cites & communities
Mapping smart city standards to the UN SDGs
The IEC System Committee on Smart Cities (SyC Smart Cities) looks at cities and their systems through the prism of all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Looking forward to the 17th International Standards Olympiad
The 17th International Standards Olympiad is taking place from 23-25 August. The online competition is open to middle and high school students from all over the world.
Benefiting from age diversity to drive standardization
Lea Emmel, 2021 YP Leader, provides her perspective on how the IEC can benefit from age diversity.
Past two weeks
- Electrical engineering6
- Energy & heat transfer engineering7
- Fibre optic communications3
- IECEE Test Report Forms9
- ISO/IEC publications3
- Medical electrical equipment3
- Metrology & measurement1
- Railway engineering1
- Shipbuilding & marine structures1
- Technical product documentation1
Final Draft International Standards
Pick of the week
IEC for all
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.