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JISC's relationships with ISO and IEC

As an active member of ISO since 1952, JISC is a permanent member of the ISO Council and the Technical Management Board(TMB), playing a key role in policy-making. In 2017, JISC made 96 new proposals for international standards.
JISC joined the IEC in 1953. At the IEC, JISC participates as a permanent member of the Council Board (CB), as well as the Standardization Management Board (SMB) and Conformity Assessment Board (CAB), helping shape policy. In addition, two Japanese members sit on the Market Strategy Board (MSB). Raising Japan’s pro le at the IEC, Dr. Junji Nomura of PanasonicCorporation served as IEC President from 2014 to 2016 and now serves as IEC Immediate Past President for the term from 2017 to 2018. Japan made 40 new proposals for new standards in 2017.


Participation in ISO and IEC (as of Dec. 31, 2017)
ISO IEC
Number of committees 748 195
2016 budget (1000 CHF) 39,782 23,550
Membership fee by Japan (1000 CHF) 1,479 919
Technical Committees and Sub-Committees in which Japan participates 633 181
Technical Committees and Sub-Committees for which Japan serves as Secretariat 75 26
Technical Committees and Sub-Committees for which Japan serves as a Chair 57 20

*CHF: Swiss Franc *JTC1 included in ISO


International Standards Proposed by Japan (Combined ISO and IEC Total)
Figure. International Standards Proposed by Japan (Combined ISO and IEC Total)


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