I was delighted to take part recently in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) annual Aid for Trade Global Review. Following is a summary of my speech about the role of international standards in helping countries seize the trade opportunities from the clean energy transition.
Grab your headset and get to biology class, where you’ll learn about the body from an entirely new perspective – from inside! Like many innovative technologies, virtual reality (VR) is increasingly becoming a part of daily life.
Students from around the world have the opportunity to test their knowledge of technology and science at the International Standards Olympiad that will take place in South Korea from 23 – 25 July. This event is sponsored by the IEC.
Earlier in the year, the World Trade Organization (WTO) published the 2019 edition of its Global Value Chain Development Report entitled Technological Innovation, Supply Chain Trade, and Workers in a Globalized World.
Busan in South Korea has had a new level of excitement, with 80 of the world’s most inspiring young professionals, innovators and future leaders joining the IEC General Meeting and participating in the 2018 IEC Young Professionals Programme.
The new IEC publication on cyber security is an executive introduction to strategy and best practices for decision-makers. Here is a quick overview of the management structure—IEC committees, working groups and systems—not covered in the new brochure.
“A woman is still expected to do a lot more work in the home than the male counterpart and a career in technology may demand longer hours and this can be an obstacle,” says Evah Oduor, a Regional Director of the IEC AFRC, based in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
The World Trade Organization’s Deputy Director-General, Alan Wolff, underlines the importance of International Standards in a keynote address to a meeting of the World Standards Cooperation, in Geneva, Switzerland.