In 2016, over 65.6 million people worldwide were uprooted from their homes by war and persecution. ISO Standards help develop solutions for humanitarian work.
At this year’s meeting of the ISO Committee on developing country matters (DEVCO), guest speakers from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Lebanese foreign ministry explored whether ISO’s standards setting expertise could support the development of solutions for humanitarian work.
ISO standards are regularly used in the work of the International Committee of the Red Cross
Missing people and the Red Cross
“It will not come as a surprise that ISO standards are regularly used in the work of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC),” said Prof. Jürg Kesselring, Chairman of the ICRC MoveAbility Board at the DEVCO meeting. The event, which brings together ISO members from around the world, explores how the ISO community can better support developing country needs and its members from developing countries.
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