On International Day of Older Persons, the UN estimates that there are nearly a billion people in the world aged 60 or over, which is equivalent to 13 per cent of the global population. They expect that figure to more than double by 2050 and to more than triple by 2100.
Today, the workshop on LVDC hosted by the IEC and the BSN opens in Jakarta. The workshop provides participants with insight on LVDC, the work of the IEC in developing standards for LVDC and case studies on the introduction of LVDC in Africa and India.
Remember the little pig in the fairy tale who chose bricks and mortar? His home was able to weather the worst of the big bad wolf’s huffing and puffing, unlike those of his less well-prepared siblings.
From our homes, to offices, hospitals and other public spaces, we use electronic products every day, such as smartphones, ovens, washing machines and medical devices, which we expect to function properly and safely.
Tomorrow is Zero Emissions Day, an initiative launched by the Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC), a loose network of companies, research organizations and cities, which fight climate change in their respective fields of expertise.
The 1964 Tokyo Olympics were the first to be held in Asia and the first to provide live viewing to audiences around the world. The 2020 Games will give the world another first with 3D athlete tracking technology, also known as 3DAT.
In April, ANCE appointed Juan Rosales its new President, the youngest in the association’s history. With this appointment, ANCE, the leading association for standardization and conformity assessment in Mexico, is integrating a new generation of leaders in management positions.