About the National Committee
About the Belarus National Committee in IEC
Each country is represented in the IEC by its National Committee (NC).
The NC coordinates national interests in the field of electricity, electronics and related technologies — collectively known as «electrotechnology» - by representation of local industry, governmental organisations, scientific community, trade associations, end consumers and national standards developers within the IEC.
Each country is responsible for organisation of the work and structure of its NC. When becoming a member of the IEC, each NC agrees to ensure a balanced representation of all private and public interests of its country in the field of electrotechnology.
The State Committee for Standardisation of the Republic of Belarus (Gosstandart of the Republic of Belarus) is the Belarus National Committee in IEC (the Belarus NC in IEC). The Chairman of the Gosstandart of the Republic of Belarus is the Chairman of the Belarus NC . A part of its duties related to organisation and performance of work and decisions implementation may be transferred by the NC to its management bodies. One of these management bodies is the Secretariat of the Belarus NC in IEC (BELLIS OJSC). The Director of BELLIS OJSC is the Secretary of the Belarus NC in IEC.
The Belarus NC in IEC is a full member of the IEC, i.e. it enjoys full rights associated with participation in all areas of IEC activities and technical work, it has the right to vote, the right to participate in the work of any technical committee (TC), at its option, as a participating member (
The Belarus NC in IEC is responsible for development and implementation of the strategic policy of the Republic of Belarus in the field of international, interstate (regional) and national standardisation, in the first place through participation in the activity of the IEC supreme bodies. National Committees of all countries form the IEC Council — the supreme governing body of the IEC. Annual meetings of the Council are held during annual General Meetings.
Active work of the Belarus NC in IEC in the field of standardisation and conformity assessment within IEC enables Belarusian industry to reduce time required to obtain information about
According to the global practice, all IEC National Committees are
Technical committees (