International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

  • Palgrave Macmillan
Part of the The Stateman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Established in 1947, the International Organization for Standardization is a non-governmental federation of national standards bodies from 161 countries worldwide, one from each country. ISO’s work results in international agreements which are published as International Standards. The first ISO standard was published in 1951 with the title ‘Standard reference temperature for industrial length measurement’.

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