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Issue 04/2019

Training and capacity building in standardization

China, Germany and Russia to sign collaboration pledges during IEC Academy & Capacity Building day

Underscoring its strong ties with academia, the IEC will sign collaboration pledges with Shenzhen Technology University, the DKE Next GEN programme and GOST-R Academy. The signing ceremony will take place during the IEC Academy and Capacity Building day on 24 October with the presence of Dr Shihong Tian, Administrator for Standardization Administration of China (SAC), Roland Bent, President of the National Committee of Germany (DKE), Alexey Abramov, Head of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart), and Frans Vreeswijk, General Secretary & CEO of the IEC.

2018
Issue 06/2018

IEC IEEE KATS Challenge Award winners

Five awards honour academic papers addressing the future challenges in standardization

The IEC, together with IEEE and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS), awarded five prizes to the winners of the best academic publications submitted to the IEC - IEEE - KATS Challenge. The papers provided an analysis of the future role of standardization and conformity assessment.

2016
Issue 08/2016

IEC actively supports gender diversity

Embracing the female perspective in standardization

Gender equality is essential for achieving peace, defending rights, fostering economic growth, and promoting global well-being. In standardization, it is important to include female insights for everyone’s benefit.