The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) USNC released recently its new Mission Statement, with updates that are more inclusive of stakeholder groups, conformity assessment work, and global collaboration. As an action of the October 2020 USNC Council meeting, the USNC Mission Statement was circulated to the USNC policy committees for comment.
The approved USNC Mission Statement reads:
Coordinate the effective participation in the development of IEC standards and conformity assessment systems to facilitate trade and to promote global safety, efficiency, reliability and interoperability in the fields of all electrotechnologies. Provide a framework for USNC stakeholders to advocate for U.S. interests in international and regional electrotechnical related matters.
The USNC is proud to highlight its many members who have been recognized among a long, distinguished list of past honorees leaving their mark on the IEC, ANSI, and standardization community worldwide.
USNC’s new Young and Emerging Professionals webpage is a valuable resource, with updates on upcoming activities, recordings of past webinars, information about the USNC Professional Mentoring program, as well as the IEC Young Professionals Programme, and more.
About the USNC/IEC
The U.S. National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission (USNC/IEC) serves as the focal point for U.S. parties who are interested in the development, promulgation, and use of globally-relevant standards for the electotechnical industry. The Committee is also engaged in the assessment of conformance to standards, undertaking work in areas such as testing, certification and accreditation.
For additional information on the USNC, please visit the USNC webpage.