World Standards Day – 14th October 2013

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This year the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) sent a joint message to the world on the occasion of the World Standards Day: “International standards ensure positive change”. This change imply that standards support rapid economic growth in developing countries, provide cutting-edge requirements and processes for waste disposal and recycling, remove barriers to communication and cooperation and ensure that products, services and environments become more accessible to persons with disabilities. International standards share innovation with all the world’s countries and so help cities develop more intelligent and sustainable infrastructures, improve energy efficiency, whereby they foster shared socio-economic advance.

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