Affiliate Country Programme

  • A closer look at an affiliate country - Namibia

    24 September 2020 by Natalie Mouyal
    Through the IEC Affiliate Country Programme, developing and newly industrialized countries can participate in the IEC standardization and conformity assessment work. Through its global reach, the programme increases the...
  • Interview with IEC Affiliates Leader Rojas Manyame

    24 September 2020 by Natalie Mouyal
    The IEC Affiliates Country Programme, launched in 2001, provides developing and newly industrialized countries with a platform to participate in the IEC community. Affiliate countries can learn how to benefit from...
  • Invaluable support for developing countries

    15 April 2018 by Claire Marchand
    Each year sees an increase not only in the number of countries participating in the IEC Affiliate Country Programme but also in the number of International Standards adopted as national ones, national electrotechnical...
  • The IEC family is growing

    15 February 2018 by Claire Marchand
    In the past few months, IEC has welcomed two new Members, Peru in December 2017 and Côte d’Ivoire in March 2018, both countries joining IEC after about 15 years of participation in the IEC Affiliate Country Programme. In...
  • The future's at our door

    21 August 2017 by Claire Marchand
    Traditionally, the last issue of the year provides feedback on the IEC General Meeting (GM), held in 2017 in Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Digitization: direct impact on standardization

    20 August 2017 by Gabriela Ehrlich
    In his address to Council, Frans Vreeswijk, IEC General Secretary & CEO, reminded the audience that digitization is a key focus for both industry and standards organizations. Standards will play a key role in the...
  • Strengthening participation

    21 June 2017 by Claire Marchand
    Each year sees an increase not only in the number of countries participating in the IEC Affiliate Country Programme but also in the number of International Standards adopted as national ones, national electrotechnical...

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