What we do

The International Electrotechnical Commission is the leading global organization that publishes consensus-based International Standards and manages conformity assessment systems for electric and electronic products, systems and services, collectively known as electrotechnology.


IEC publications serve as a basis for national standardization and as references when drafting international tenders and contracts.


Download our briefing papers Welcome to the IEC and watch our video the world of the IEC.

Statutes & Procedures

The IEC Statutes and Rules of Procedure is the governing document of the IEC. It details the rights and obligations of the member National Committees, the IEC Officers and the different IEC management boards.


The Directives outline the procedures of the IEC's technical work, including the rules for the structure and drafting of International Standards.