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Article archive for International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC);

International standards take a step closer 01 October 2008

The IEEE and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) have agreed to extend their existing cooperation agreement, which describes a procedure for submitting and approving existing IEEE standards to IEC. Future co-operation will permit joint, parallel development of a project in both organisations leading to an IEC/IEEE International Standard....

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ISO and IEC members give go ahead on ISO/IEC DIS 29500 26 August 2008

The two ISO and IEC technical boards have given the go ahead to publish ISO/IEC DIS 29500, Information technology – Office Open XML formats, as an ISO/IEC International Standard after appeals by four national standards bodies against the approval of the document failed to garner sufficient support....

IEC welcomes Algeria and Qatar as members 22 July 2008

Algeria and Qatar are the latest countries to join the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) – Both countries join the IEC as full members. Full membership grants countries the right to participate fully in all IEC’s standardisation and conformity assessment activities, including the right to vote on all matters. A total of 153 countries are now participating in the IEC Family. Altogether the countries in the IEC Family represent more than 95% of the world population. ...