COPOLCO focuses on aspects of the technical work within ISO and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) of most interest to consumers. Every year it updates its Priority Programme, which highlights the focus areas.
Areas of focus are divided into two categories:
- Key or emerging priorities: new areas of technical work with implications for consumers
- Brief priorities: mature areas of work which have enjoyed active consumer representation. COPOLCO monitors these areas to ensure that standards continue to meets the needs of consumers.
Here are some examples of COPOLCO's priority areas.