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.
Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-10-03 – Electricity is the life-blood of economies both in developed and developing countries where it increasingly impacts transportation, manufacturing, healthcare and all aspects of everyday life. It’s absence and any interruption in supply is vividly felt
Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-09-26 – Many devices and appliances we use today operate with low voltage direct current (LVDC), including LED lighting, IT equipment, electric vehicles and all devices containing batteries, to name a few. More recently, the use of DC motors in refrigerators,
Geneva, Switzerland, 11 September 2017 – The IEC, ISO and ITU announce the winners of annual World Standards Day contest. This year two competitions were launched, a poster contest and a video contest, along the theme “Standards make cities smarter”. Participants were asked to think a
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Hate the rush-hour, bumper-to-bumper routine, which ends in a lengthy search for that elusive, expensive parking space? Despite decades of car-pooling and deterring drivers with congestion charges, city driving is more time-consuming and choked than ever and often ends in gridlock, no
IEC 60335-2-80:2015 RLV is one of the standards featured recently on our webstore and in advance of hot summer days serves as a good example of the impact our work has on everyone’s daily life. So why is this standard important? Let’s have a look at its scope: Examples of