Viet Nam delegation attended 39th ISO General Assembly in China
The 39th General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization has been held from 10-14/9/2016 in Beijing, China. Vietnam Delegation was led by Director General Tran Van Vinh of the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality to attend the meeting.
Members of Viet Nam Delegation to participate in this event were representatives from units of the Directorate and relevant Ministries, Departments, including representatives from Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ha Noi Department of Science and Technology, Vietnam Electricity, Daikin Corporation and Toyota Viet Nam.
Overview of the session
The 39th General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization focused discussions on ISO’s strategy on standardization in the next 5 years from 2016-2020, increasing development of ISO standards on service, environmental management, energy efficiency, cyber security, road-traffic safety …, enhancing participation of state-level management authorities ( public policy) in the development of international standards, renovating management for ISO operation system, providing technical assistance for developing countries, expanding ISO’s influence to Asia-Pacific. Up to present, ISO’s portfolio has consisted of 21,133 standards.
In the 39th ISO General Assembly, Mr. John Walter (Canana)- ISO current Vice President has been elected to be ISO President for 2017-2019 term.
Mr.John Walter (Canana)-ISO Vice President has been selected to be President in term 2017-2019
Besides the plenary session, Director General Tran Van Vinh had bilateral meetings with representatives of ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), BSI (British Standards Institute), KATS (Korean Agency for Technology and Standards), SIS (Swedish standards Institute), CEN/CENCELEC (European Committee for Standardization/European Committee for Electro-technical Standardization), DIN (German Institute for Standardization), AS (Standards Australia) and attendedthe 55thmeetingof PASC (Pacific Area Standards Congress) to discuss on the direction forpartnership between Viet Nam Directorate with the partners to strengthen cooperation and technical assistance, supporting in international and regional fora, sharing information on national standards to promote multilateral and bilateral trade in the near future.
Mr.John Walter- ISO President (2017-2019 term) and Director General Tran Van Vinh of Viet Nam Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality
Viet Nam delegation led by Director General Tran Van Vinh met with Korean Delegation
Viet Nam delegation led by Director General Tran Van Vinh met with German Delegation