The Council is a legislative body and is the supreme governing body of the IEC. A number of Management Advisory Committees report to the Council.
The IEC CO provides support to members and affiliate countries, as well as supervising the proper application of rules and procedures.
The SMB is responsible for the management and supervision of the IEC standards work.
The CB is a decision-making body equivalent to the Board of Directors in a company.
The ExCo comprises the IEC Officers. It reports to the CB, implements CB and Council decisions and, through the General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, supervises all Central Office operations.
The MSB identifies the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity.
Special Working Groups:
The CAB is responsible for the management and supervision of IEC conformity assessment activities, including oversight of the IEC conformity assessment systems :