The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) today announced that Ulrika Francke from Sweden has been elected as the next ISO President, following voting by the ISO member bodies. She will take up the position in January 2022 at the completion of the term of current President Eddy Njoroge …
Organizers of the Riyadh International Standards Summit held on 4 November 2020 issued a call to action for the recognition, support and adoption of international standards. This is the first ever summit on standardization held within G20-related activities.
This page is dedicated to featuring national resources developed by ISO members to support the fight against COVID-19.
As part of this year’s G20-related activities, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will hold the Riyadh International Standards Summit on 4 November 2020.
The extraordinary events of 2020 may have brought some sectors to a standstill, and caused major disruptions to many others, but for DEVCO, the ISO committee for developing countries, there is too much at stake to just wait and see.
Global standards leaders IEC, ISO and ITU join forces to better serve cities of the future.
Some 700 participants from national standards bodies of 141 countries attended a special virtual event organized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) on 24 September 2020, in lieu of the General Assembly which was due to take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This has been …
The ISO committee for rubber products wins top ISO award.
It’s been a year since ISO signed the UNECE Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards. Since then, we’ve worked hard to meet our commitment to achieving gender equality.
In light of the current global situation regarding COVID-19, ISO has decided that all ISO governance and technical meetings planned until 30 April 2021 must be held virtually or postponed until after that date.
Message from the new ISO President Eddy Njoroge.
The experts behind the standard for JPEG were recognized with an Engineering Emmy by the US Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the 71st Engineering Emmy Awards last night.
Economic and trade uncertainty, changing societal expectations, the impacts of climate change, and digital transformation were the main disruptive forces highlighted at ISO’s General Assembly that will affect the organization moving forward.
The participation of developing countries was highlighted as key in ensuring ISO can continue to deliver solutions into the future, at today’s meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, as part of the ISO Week 2019.
It's been almost three years since we re-launched ISO.org on an all-new platform. Since that time, we've attracted record numbers of visitors, but at ISO things never stand still. Find out what we've changed, and why.
Could we visit a doctor via video? How will video change education? Could holograms let us be in two places at once? What new experiences will Virtual Reality bring, and how will Augmented Reality change the way we experience the world around us?
International Standards help to mainstream climate change actions in transitioning to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future, according to leading sustainability experts who will speak at an ISO side event at the COP24 in Katowice, Poland.
Washington, DC, 22 October 2018: AOAC INTERNATIONAL (AOAC) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announce that they have entered into a cooperation agreement for the joint development and approval of common standards and methods. The partnership significantly increases the global …
At the 2018 ISO Week in Geneva, the ISO committee dedicated to developing countries, DEVCO, unveiled ambitious plans to reduce inequalities and continue spreading the benefits of International Standards where they’re needed most.
To celebrate World Standards Day, IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and ITU (International Telecommunication Union) are organizing a drawing and video contest where you can win up to 1 500 Swiss francs. The competition is open to all …