Who are NBN's international partners and what do they do?
NBN cooperates with European and international organisations, as well as with national organisations from other countries.
European standardisation bodies
CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation).
CEN is the European committee for standardisation. It develops and promotes general European standards together with its 34 members including NBN and other European and international partners.
CENELEC (Comité Européen de Normalisation Électrotechnique).
CENELEC is the European committee for electrotechnical standardisation. It's responsible for standards development in the field of electrical engineering.
ETSI (European Telecommunication standards Institute).
ETSI is the European Telecommunication Standards Institute. It supports the development and testing of global technical standards for ICT systems, applications and services.
The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)
ISO is the international standards development organisation. National standards bodies (such as NBN) from more than 160 countries are affiliated with it. ISO promotes the development of best practices that support the international exchange of goods and services.
IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission)
IEC is the International Electrotechnical Commission. This worldwide organisation develops and publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.
It all comes down to one thing: serving our members to help achieve the vision of standards used everywhere.
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Standardisation bodies from other countries
NBN also offers standards from other countries, for example NEN from the Netherlands, BSI from the United Kingdom, DIN from Germany, AFNOR from France, and ASTM from the United States.