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86th IEC GM 2022

San Francisco, United States
31-10 to 4-11

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The world of IEC

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News & Features


IEC on Geneva Digital Map

A new Internet platform was launched earlier this week, highlighting the work of International Organizations and NGOs, such as the IEC, in the field of digital transformation.

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.
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IEC 61196-4:2022 CMV
Coaxial communication cables - Part 4: Sectional specification for radiating cables
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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.

Briefing papers

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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