International Organization for Standardization

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International Organization for Standardization [1]
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Abbreviation ISO
Formation February 23rd, 1947
Type Non-governmental organization
Purpose International standardization
Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland
Membership
163 members[2]
Official languages
Website www.iso.org

The International Organization for Standardization is an international body dedicated to promoting international standards. Its official languages are English, French and Russian. Its name in French is Organisation internationale de normalisation and its name in Russian is Международная организация по стандартизации or Myezhdunarodnaya organizatsiya po standartizatsii. Its short name form is ISO. [1] Its members are standards bodies from various countries around the world. Its headquarters are in Geneva.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The three official full names of the ISO can be found at the beginning of the foreword sections of the PDF document: "ISO/IEC Guide 2:2004 Standardization and related activities — General vocabulary" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 21 July 2011. 
  2. "ISO members". International Organization for Standardization. Archived from the original on February 9th, 2015.  Check date values in: |archive-date= (help)
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