• Secretary:
    Mr Sergio Mujica
  • Chairperson (until end 2023):
    Mrs Ulrika Francke
  • Creation date: 1947


The General Assembly is the overarching organ and ultimate authority of the Organization. It is constituted by a meeting of the Officers and delegates nominated by the member bodies. Correspondent members and subscriber members may attend as observers.

As a general rule, the General Assembly meets once a year. The General Assembly approves, inter alia, the ISO Strategy, ISO membership fees and ISO Central Secretariat financial statements. The General Assembly elects the President and Council members, and appoints the Vice-Presidents and financial auditors.

The President is Chairman of the General Assembly.

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Observing members

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19-23 September 2022 Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) ISO/GA *
12-13 September 2024 Cartagena (Colombia) ISO/GA *

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional