The 87th General Assembly of the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 19 Oct – 2 Nov 2023 was originally planned to be held in Cairo, Egypt, but due to recent conflicts in the Middle East, the IEC board decided to hold the Assembly virtually.
This Assembly will serve as a platform to exchange ideas, share experiences, insights and learn from each other through discussions, collaborations and the collective progress countries have made in the pursuit of a greener and fairer future.
IEC is dedicated to fostering global cooperation and supporting quality infrastructure, international trade in electrical and electronic goods, technical innovation, efficient and sustainable energy access, smart urbanization, transportation systems and climate change mitigation, all with the goal of human and life safety. environment, supporting all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
IEC brings together over 170 countries and 20,000 experts, publishes around 10,000 IEC international standards, providing a technical framework that enables governments and companies to build a national quality infrastructure and buy and sell safe and reliable products worldwide.