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A multi-stakeholder approach to artificial intelligence

IEC and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs are making further concerted efforts to develop ways to bring stakeholders together to address the challenges of AI.

Designing the standards that cities need

Find out more about the work of the IEC System Committee on Smart Cities from its Chair, Michael Mulquin.

IEC and ISO work on AI

Ahead of the workshop on artificial intelligence organized by the IEC Academy, which will take place on 24 and 25 May, Wael Diab, Chair of ISO/IEC SC 42, outlines the work of the subcommittee on AI.

IEC Standards for accessibility

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the one billion people with disabilities or impairments are suddenly thrown into the limelight.
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IEC 62196-1:2022 CMV
Plugs, socket-outlets, vehicle connectors and vehicle inlets - Conductive charging of electric vehicles - Part 1: General requirements
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The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.

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In this section you are able to download brochures that give you a succinct overview of the IEC, its role and structure, how it impacts global trade and supports industry. You will find an outline of the IEC organizational strategy and a summary of IEC work in individual technology sectors.

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