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News & Features
Big success for IEC Academy and Capacity Building Day
The Academy and Capacity Building day which took place on November 19 has become a key event of the IEC General Meeting.
Young Professionals Programme : the next generation of IEC leaders
The IEC Young Professional (YP) Programme offers a gateway for the next generation of leaders and experts to become involved in standardization and conformity assessment work.
Managing risks, even in a pandemic
On 12 November, the IEC organized a networking session dedicated to conformity assessment (CA) in general and IECEx in particular.
Global challenges make the circular economy a necessity
New global challenges are emerging. Worldwide population is now at 7.8 billion and is expected to reach 10 billion by 2050. Economic well-being is fuelling consumption but also over-consumption.
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White papers & Technology reports
The MSB (Market Strategy Board) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC’s fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers and technology reports – in a form that differs from International Standards.
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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